Healthy Turkey, Mint and Spinach Salad
This recipe is a great lunch option that gives you a light and refreshing take on traditional salad. Fresh orange juice, mint, apple and grapes make this turkey salad something special. Use leftover roasted turkey from your holiday meal, or even leftover chicken as your lean protein to top it off. Be sure to use organic ingredients to get the most flavor and nutrients.
- 4 cups shredded roasted turkey
- 2 organic apple, chopped
- 4 organic celery stalks, chopped
- 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
- 2 cup organic, red grapes, halved
- 8 cups baby spinach
- 1/2 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
- 2 Tablespoon orange zest
- Stevia to taste
- 2 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
- dash of salt and pepper
In a small bowl whisk the olive oil, orange juice, orange zest, stevia, Dijon, salt and pepper for your dressing.
In a medium bowl combine the turkey, apple, celery, mint and grapes. Toss with the dressing.
Prepare each plate with a pile of spinach. Top with the turkey salad mixture.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 289 calories, 15g fat, 795mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, and 25g protein