Turkey Cobb Salad recipe

turkey salad with a jar of dressing
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Many households have leftover turkey after Thanksgiving.

This recipe repurposes the leftovers into Turkey Cobb Salad. Adding fall vegetables and a vinaigrette dressing to leftover turkey makes for a healthy and filling meal. This recipe is for two people.

Ingredients for Turkey Cobb Salad

  • 3 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 6 oz cooked the turkey breast
  • 2 cups cubes of butternut squash, 3/4 inch dice
  • olive oil spray
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 3 cups spring mix lettuce
  • 3/4 oz crumbled feta
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves
  • 2 tbsp craisins

Ingredients for the vinaigrette

  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp plus 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions for Turkey Cobb Salad

1. Preheat the oven to 425F. Place the butternut on a large nonstick baking sheet, spray with oil, season with salt and pepper and bake 15 minutes. Turn and then cook an additional 10 minutes or until tender. Let cool a few minutes.

2. Meanwhile, combine the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk.

3. Divide the lettuce between two plates.

4. Top the lettuce with half of the remaining ingredients.

5. Pour dressing evenly over the salad and serve.

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