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Curried Turkey Salad with Pears

No recipe image available.Serve this versatile and tasty use of leftover turkey either as a salad on a bed of shredded lettuce or as a sandwich filling in warm pita bread.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (16-ounce) can pears in syrup
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
3/4 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
4 cups chopped cooked turkey
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 lettuce, shredded

Cooking Directions:

  1. Drain pears in syrup; reserving of the syrup and the pears.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, prepared mustard, curry, salt, and the reserved pear syrup.
  3. In a large bowl, combine cooked, chopped turkey, chopped celery, raisins, and chopped walnuts. Fold the mayonnaise mixture into the turkey mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  4. Serve over shredded lettuce and garnish with the reserved pear halves.

Makes 6 servings.