Turkey and Dried Cherry Salad

Turkey and Dried Cherry Salad

Here's a pleasing main dish salad that rescues the what's for supper question every time.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

2
cups uncooked gemelli (twist) pasta (8 ounces)
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked turkey
1/2
cup dried cherries
1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted
1
medium stalk celery, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
3
or 4 medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
3/4
cup refrigerated poppy seed dressing
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. In large bowl, mix pasta and remaining ingredients except dressing. Pour dressing over mixture; toss until coated. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving.
Makes 4 servings
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Substitution
Rotini or juniorettes pasta can be used instead of the gemelli.
How-To
Toasting almonds is easy. Just place them in an ungreased shallow pan and bake at 350°F for 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.
Serve With
Serve this tasty salad with whole-grain rolls, fresh orange wedges and tall glasses of iced tea or lemonade.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 650
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,),
  • Cholesterol 45mg;
  • Sodium 60mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 70g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.