Special Turkey Salad With Grapes and Almonds

Turkey salad with grapes and almonds

The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska

  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
849 Calories
53g Fat
19g Carbs
73g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6 to 8
Amount per serving
Calories 849
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 53g 68%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 241mg 80%
Sodium 729mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 73g
Calcium 115mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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! 


  • 4 cups cooked turkey (diced)
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts (diced)
  • 1 cup seedless green grapes (halved)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped)
  • 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)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Ingredients for turkey salad with grapes
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the diced turkey, water chestnuts, grape halves, celery, and half of the toasted almonds.

    Chop ingredients
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska
  3. In another bowl, combine the mayonnaise, 1 teaspoon of the curry powder, and the soy sauce. Stir until well blended.

    Combine mayo and curry powder
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska
  4. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the turkey mixture and mix thoroughly.

    Add mayo mixture to turkey mixture
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska
  5. Cover the bowl and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

    Cover with plastic wrap
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska
  6. Enjoy!

    Turkey salad with grapes
    The Spruce Eats/Ulyana Verbytska

Recipe 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.

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