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Onion and Turkey Lime Salad

Onion and Turkey Lime SaladRecipe courtesy of the National Onion Association.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 cups white or yellow onions, cut into narrow wedges
6 cups slivered sweet red peppers
1/4 cup vegetable oil
6 cups cooked turkey, shredded
1/4 to 1/2 cup tequila*
1 tablespoon grated lime peel
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons dried, crushed hot red peppers
1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed
Sour cream (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté onions and peppers in oil until tender.
  2. Add turkey, tequila, lime peel, garlic, cumin and crushed pepper; heat thoroughly. Add lime juice and mix.
  3. Cover and refrigerate.
  4. Arrange 1 1/2 cups salad on lettuce-lined individual salad plates. Serve with sour cream.

Makes 6 servings.

*3 tablespoon frozen grapefruit juice concentrate may be substituted

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 407; Calories From Fat: 30; Total Fat: 13g; Cholesterol: 137mg; Total Carbs: 22g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 44g; Sodium: 103mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Onion Association.