Spinach Salad with Turkey


So I’m a big turkey lover! Turkey sandwich, turkey burgers, turkey for Thanksgiving (or whenever I feel like it) but I have never thought of trying a turkey salad!  Well, here we go……….

Recipe: Spinach Salad with Turkey

Spinach Salad with Turkey

 

High in protein and low in calories, this simple salad is perfect for lunch or dinner. Feel free to mix things up by adding your favorite crisp raw vegetables, or replacing the turkey with fish, chicken, or the vegetarian protein source of your choice!

Salad:

  • 8 oz. leaf spinach, washed and stems removed
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 12 oz. cooked turkey breast meat, cut in bite-sized pieces

 

Dressing:

  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 or 2 small garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 

Place all dressing ingredients in small bowl. Whisk together and set aside. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Serves 4.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories Protein Fiber Carbs Fat Total Saturated Fat
193 22 grams 2 grams 12 grams 8 grams 2 grams
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