Herb-y Leftover Turkey Salad

Square Roots | 11.25.19

Looking forward to Thanksgiving goes hand in hand with looking forward to Thanksgiving leftovers. While there’s no shame in opening the fridge and grazing on cold turkey and sides, a little prep can turn your turkey and cranberry sauce into a completely new experience. This easy turkey salad only takes a few minutes to put together and is perfect on its own, in a sandwich, or on top of a bed of greens.

Turkey Salad

Ingredients
  • 3 cups leftover cooked turkey, shredded or chopped

  • 2 stalks of celery, chopped

  • ⅓ pack of Square Roots chives, chopped

  • ½ cup of mayonnaise or Greek yogurt

  • ⅓ cup of cranberry sauce

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Squeeze of lemon juice

  • 1/2 pack Square Roots basil (optional)

Yield: 4 servings

Instructions
  1. Combine turkey, celery, and chives in a large bowl.

  2. Add in mayonnaise (or yogurt), cranberry sauce, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; toss to coat.

  3. Serve on a sandwich with a layer of basil.

Next-Level Tips
  • Skip the bread and create a ssam by serving in cups of lettuce.

  • Make a few hours ahead of time and store in the fridge for enhanced flavor.

  • Add 1-2 teaspoons of curry powder for a curry turkey salad.

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