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Refreshing Turkey Salad

When the heat of summer hits, I want to spend time with my family, not with my oven! So I'll often cook a turkey, then dice and freeze leftovers for fast hearty dishes like this.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 3 cups cooked wild rice
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 2 cups thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup seedless green grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) chopped pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds, toasted, optional


  • In a bowl, combine rice, turkey, celery, grapes, peppers and pimientos; set aside. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, honey, mustard, celery seed, poppy seeds, salt if desired and pepper; mix well. Pour over rice mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour. If desired, garnish with almonds just before serving.

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