Greens with Smoked Turkey, Apples and Walnuts

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
This meal-in-one salad combines the wonderful flavors and textures of caramelized nuts, greens and apples in a light curry dressing. Tuna or chicken can be substituted for turkey. Serve with fresh, crusty bread.

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbs walnuts, pieces
  • 2 Tbs sugar
  • 8 cups red leaf lettuce, torn into small pieces
  • 1 apple, chopped (any sweet variety)
  • 6 oz smoked turkey breast, cut into 1-inch (3cm) pieces
  • 1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • Dressing:1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  • Prepare dressing: In a jar or small bowl, mix together lemon juice, oil, garlic, curry powder, salt and pepper.
  • Prepare caramelized walnuts: Combine sugar and walnuts in a heavy skillet. Cook slowly over medium-low heat, stirring often, until all the sugar has melted onto the walnuts and they are brown. Remove from hot pan and cool. If prepared ahead, store in an air-tight container.
  • Assemble salad: Combine greens, apple, smoked turkey (or tuna) and red onion. Toss gently with curry dressing. Portion salad onto plates and sprinkle with caramelized walnuts.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 209
  Calories from Fat 96 (46%)
(17%)Total Fat 11g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
(7%)Cholesterol 20mg
(27%)Sodium 650mg
(11%)Potassium 384mg
Total Carbohydrate 19g
(15%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 10g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(23%)Protein 12g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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