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Orange-Wild Rice Salad with Smoked Turkey

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling

Makes

4 servings

For picnics and potlucks, we make a salad of smoked turkey, wild rice and dried cherries. The citrus dressing is refreshing and light. —Sharon Tipton, Casselberry, FL
Orange-Wild Rice Salad with Smoked Turkey Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (2-3/4 ounces each) quick-cooking wild rice
  • 1/2 pound deli smoked turkey, cubed (about 1-3/4 cups)
  • 1 cup orange sections
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • DRESSING:
  • 6 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Cook wild rice according to package directions. Transfer to a large bowl; cool completely.
  2. Add turkey, oranges, celery and cherries to cooled rice. In a small bowl, whisk dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, until cold.

Nutrition Facts

1-1/4 cups: 303 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 678mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 4g fiber), 19g protein.

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