Turkey, Mandarin and Poppy Seed Salad

Serves: 4
Recipe Categories: Turkey
Meal Types: Salad
Preparation Methods:
Product Types: Turkey Breast
Ethnicities: American
Season/Occasions: Winter


1/4 Cup orange juice
1-1/2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
1-1/2 Teaspoons poppy seeds
1-1/2 Teaspoons olive oil
1 Teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
5 Cups red leaf lettuce, washed, dried, chilled and torn
2 Cups baby spinach leaves, washed, dried, chilled and torn
1/2 Pound COOKED TURKEY BREAST, cut into 1/2-inch julienne
1 Can (10-1/2 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
1 Teaspoon orange zest


Dressing: In small bowl combine orange juice, vinegar, poppy seeds, oil, mustard and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. Set aside.
Salad: In large bowl toss together lettuce, spinach, turkey and oranges. Pour dressing over turkey mixture.
Garnish with orange zest and serve immediately.

Recipe Source
National Turkey Federation