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The Easiest Leftover Turkey Salad

This incredibly delicious leftover turkey salad is quick n' easy, yet loaded with flavor and texture. This customizable turkey salad won't disappoint!!


  • 4 bacon strips
  • 4 cups leftover turkey breast, roughly chopped
  • 3-4 celery ribs
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple
  • 1-2 scallions, green part only
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For dressing:

  • ½ cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

For serving:

  • Butter lettuce leaves
  • Croissants
  • Bread
  • Wraps


  • To cook the bacon, cut bacon into small pieces.
  • In a medium skillet, cook chopped bacon over medium high heat until nice and crispy, about 8 minutes. Remove bacon bits onto a plate, lined with a paper towel.
  • Place the leftover turkey in a food processor and pulse until fine.
  • Finely slice the celery. (You should get about ½ cup of chopped celery.)
  • Core and cut the apple into small cubes.
  • Slice the green part of scallions into thin slices.
  • In a large bowl, combine bacon, chopped turkey breast, celery, apple, scallions and almonds.
  • To make the dressing, combine mayo, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, sugar and garlic powder and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour the dressing over salad ingredients and toss to combine. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve with sandwich bread, croissants, wrap, or lettuce leaves.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 448kcal, Carbohydrates: 8g, Protein: 50g, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol: 149mg, Sodium: 331mg, Potassium: 93mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 57IU, Vitamin C: 2mg, Calcium: 51mg, Iron: 3mg
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