Smoked Turkey Leftover Supper Salad

Here's my favorite way to use leftover smoked turkey. I share it as a recipe, but you can riff on the ingredienst. Don't like blue cheese? Skip it. Hardboiled eggs make a nice addition. Why not smoke the nuts while you're at it?


Makes. 4 servings

Takes. 30 minutes

The Dressing

3 teaspoons honey

1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup dried cranberries

6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Salt and ground black pepper to taste

The salad

4 cups of lettuce chopped into bite-size bits

2 cups shredded cabbage, red or green

1 apple, cored and cut into bite-size cubes

1/2 cup smoked turkey meat, cut into bite-size cubes

1 1/2 cups crumbled blue cheese

1/3 cup slivered cashews, almonds, or chopped walnuts

Optional. 4 hardboiled eggs, sliced with a slicer or chopped coarsely


1) The dressing. Whisk all the ingredients together in a saucepan and warm over a low heat until the cranberries plump, about 5 minutes. Cool in the fridge.

2) The salad. Toast the nuts in a dry frying pan over a medium heat until they are aromatic and start to darken. Do not let them burn; they can burn quickly if you walk away. Toss everything except the hardboiled eggs together and divide into four bowls. Top with the eggs and serve.

Smoked Turkey Leftover Supper Salad

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