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Blue Cheese Turkey Salad

Blue Cheese Turkey SaladA tasty entrée salad with crisp assorted mixed greens, tender chunks of turkey, blue cheese crumbles and pecan halves tossed in a spicy honey-onion dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup white wine vinegar
1/4 cup honey
1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce

8 cups torn assorted salad greens
2 cups chopped cooked turkey or 8 ounces sliced turkey
1 cup (6 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1 cup pecan halves

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Dressing: In a blender or food processor, combine the oil, onion, vinegar, honey, and hot pepper sauce; purée.
  2. For Salad: Toss the greens lightly with some of the dressing, to coat. Arrange the greens on a platter. Top with the turkey, blue cheese, and pecans; drizzle with additional dressing.

Makes 4 servings.

Variation: Gorgonzola cheese can be substituted for the blue cheese.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.