Grilled Turkey Salad with Dijon Dressing

Grilled Turkey Salad with Dijon Dressing

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  • Serving: Serves 4

Here is a delightful Grilled Turkey salad with Dijon dressing recipe that is high in protein and low in calories.


  • 1 pound of turkey breast tenderloins or cutlets, grilled
  • 12 to 16 cherry tomatoes cut in half
  • 12 to 16 small mushrooms cut in half
  • 1 small red onion, peeled, thinly sliced, separated into rings
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and cut into long thin strips
  • 1/2 cup parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup Dijon mustard dressing, commercial or homemade*
  • 4 cups torn mixed salad greens, chilled and divided
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and minced 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2/3 cup salad oil


  1. Cut grilled turkey across the grain into strips.
  2. In a large bowl, combine turkey, tomatoes, mushrooms, onion, sweet red pepper strips and parsley
  3. Prepare dressing: Whisk vinegar, Dijon mustard, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Gradually whisk oil into mixture until thickened and thoroughly blended. (Store covered in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.)
  4. Add Dijon dressing, tossing lightly to coat turkey and vegetables thoroughly
  5. Arrange about 1 cup crisp torn mixed salad greens on each of 4 small dinner plates. Spoon turkey mixture onto lettuce-lined plates, dividing evenly
  6. Sprinkle each salad lightly with coarsely ground black pepper and serve.

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