Special Turkey Salad With Grapes and Almonds

Turkey Salad With Grapes and Pineapple
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
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Grapes, water chestnuts, and toasted almonds get together with turkey and a flavorful seasoned mayonnaise mixture to make this extraordinary turkey salad. Garnish the salad with pineapple chunks or serve it on pineapple rings.

If you're looking for something a little different in a turkey salad, this is an excellent recipe to try! 

What You'll Need

  • 4 cups diced cooked turkey
  • 1/2 cup diced water chestnuts
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes (halved)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup slivered almonds (toasted and divided)
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise (or to taste)
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Lettuce leaves, for serving
  • Optional: 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple rings (drained)

How to Make It

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the diced turkey, water chestnuts, grape halves, celery, and half of the toasted almonds.
  2. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of curry powder, and the soy sauce. Stir until well blended.
  3. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the turkey mixture and mix thoroughly. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator until serving time.

Variations

  • Substitute red seedless grape for the green grapes.
  • Add about 1/4 to 1/2 cup of chopped red onion to the mixture.
  • Use toasted pecans instead of toasted almonds.
  • Add halved grape tomatoes to the salad.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 849
Total Fat 53 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Unsaturated Fat 17 g
Cholesterol 241 mg
Sodium 729 mg
Carbohydrates 19 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 73 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)