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Smoked Turkey and Cherry Salad

No recipe image available.Smoked turkey, dried cherries, sliced green onions and toasted almonds are arranged on a bed of mixed salad greens and drizzled with a fresh tarragon and balsamic vinaigrette. A great recipe for using roasted or grilled chicken or leftover turkey.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lime juice
3 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon (or 1 tablespoon dried tarragon)
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste

8 cups mixed salad greens
3 cups chopped cooked smoked turkey
1 cup dried tart cherries
1/2 cup diagonally sliced green onion
1/2 cup slivered toasted almonds

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Vinaigrette: Combine olive oil, lime juice, tarragon, balsamic vinegar and sugar in a medium bowl; mix well. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. For Salad: Divide greens between 6 dinner plates. Arrange turkey, dried cherries, green onions and almonds equally over each serving of greens. Drizzle with dressing just before serving.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.