Leftover Turkey Herb Salad



  • 3 cups leftover turkey, skinless or skin on
  • 4 cups baby arugula, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup parsley leaves
  • ½ cup basil leaves, torn
  • ⅓ cup mint leaves, torn
  • 3 scallion stems, cut into 1-inch segments
  • ½ large red chili, thinly sliced (save remaining half for dressing)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped preserved lemon

Cilantro Lime Dressing

  • 1 large garlic clove
  • ½ red chili (remaining from salad step above)
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons reduced sodium fish sauce
  • 1 cup cilantro (leaves and stems)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  • ⅓ cup dry roasted almonds


Step 1 Leftover Turkey Herb Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Prepare the salad ingredients by cutting them and adding everything into a large mixing bowl.

Step 2 Leftover Turkey Herb Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 2

For the dressing, add all ingredients into a high-speed blender and blend until smooth.

Step 3 Leftover Turkey Herb Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Pour half of the dressing on top of the salad and mix gently until coated, do not over mix. Save the rest of the dressing sealed in the refrigerator for 1-2 weeks.

Step 4 Leftover Turkey Herb Salad Healthy Recipe

Step 4

Top with toasted almonds and enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving (if serving 6): Calories: 294, Total Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 98mg, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 41g, Carbohydrates: 15g, Sodium: 250mg, Sugars: 8g, Net Carbs: 13g

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