Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

Leftover Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

6 WWPP Posted by 5 years ago 4 Comments

It’s that glorious time of year when my house is full of fabulous leftovers. Two days ago I cooked a 22 pound turkey with all the fixins: mashed taters, gravy, stuffing, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, corn, harvest salad. It was good. Maybe my best Thanksgiving to date!

My stock and soup has already been made and we’ve been eating plates of leftovers for almost every meal. Today it was time to have a little fun.  Leftover Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

I decided to make a quick turkey salad and use one of my favorite fall combos: dried cranberries, walnuts and cheese.

The result was delicious! A nice fun twist on the traditional Thanksgiving leftovers. Here’s what I did…

  • 2 oz leftover cooked turkey (Chicken would work too of course)
  • 1 wedge of The Laughing Cow Light Garlic and Herb
  • 1/2 oz walnuts chopped (14g)
  • 10g of Dried Cranberries
  • 1/8 tsp ground sage
  • pinch of salt

place all the ingredient in a bowl.

 Leftover Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts  - ingredients

Mix well.

Easy. Right? MAN I love leftovers! :)

I served on a toasted whole wheat English Muffin with some salad greens and a side of leftover Harvest Salad I made for Thanksgiving.

 Leftover Turkey Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts  - pace

It was a great lunch! For more leftover turkey ideas click here.

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 entire recipe – Just the salad
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
250 13g 2g old: 6 new: 6
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
8g 3g 11g 21g

Disclosure: I’ve partnered with The Laughing Cow. Click here for more info and click here to see all my ideas using the Laughing Cow!

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    November 29, 2012

    Wishing I had seen this post last week! That looks so dam delicious. Going to be noting this down for next year though :)


    January 19, 2013

    This recipe looks delicious! But I do ave a question: what is POM juice? Thanks!


    January 20, 2013

    Pomegranate juice. POM is just a name brand. :)


    January 20, 2013

    Thank you!!