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Curried Turkey Salad

This curried turkey salad with its crisp fresh flavor is a great way to use leftover holiday turkey.

Health NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 salad)
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 5 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh Thai basil (or regular basil)
  • 1 cup shredded (matchstick) carrots
  • 6 cups mixed baby salad greens


1. Put plain yogurt, fresh lime juice, curry powder, ground red pepper, and salt in a medium bowl, and stir with a whisk until smooth. Fold in the chopped turkey, chopped red bell pepper, fresh basil, and shredded matchstick carrots.

2. Arrange 1 1/2 cups of the mixed baby lettuce on each of 4 plates. Spoon 1 cup of the turkey salad on each plate of greens. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 376
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 57g
  • Carbohydrate: 13g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 137mg
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Sodium: 347mg
  • Calcium: 221mg

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Curried Turkey Salad Recipe