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turkey salad with lettuce and crackers

Leftover Turkey Salad

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  • Author: Ashlea Carver
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Delicious and easy to make leftover Turkey Salad is the perfect way to use up any of your leftover roasted turkey from a holiday meal. Made with a few simple ingredients, this protein-packed salad is absolutely delicious!


  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 3 cups cooked leftover chopped and cooked turkey
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 chopped cup chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill


  1. Whisk together the salt, lemon juice, pepper, garlic powder, mayonnaise, greek yogurt, and dijon mustard in a small bowl.
  2. To a large mixing bowl add the leftover turkey, celery, red onion, pecans, cranberries, and chopped dill.
  3. Pour the mayo and yogurt mixture over the turkey salad ingredients. Stir until well combined.
  4. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve.