A Tasty Way of Staying Healthy in a Hurry

December 4, 2009 in Diabetic Menu Item, Mediterranean, Uncategorized by Joyce Bunderson

Did you put any diced turkey in the freezer for these busy December days? If yes, maybe you’d like to fill a whole wheat pita bread or serve on a bed of lettuce, like I did. It’s actually a very tasty recipe for a quick healthy American-Mediterranean meal.

Curried Turkey Salad
1 ½ cups chopped cooked turkey meat (Chicken works well too.)
¼  cup raisins
1/3 cup peanuts or cashews
¾ cup tender cooked wheat berries
2 Tablespoon chopped green onion
2 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 cup chopped celery
1 cup cored, chopped apple (crisp tangy apple)*
1 teaspoon of lime or lemon juice*
*After the apples are chopped, toss with lemon or lime juice to keep them from
turning brown.

Dressing Ingredients:
1/2 Tablespoon yellow curry powder
1/4 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
2 Tablespoons sour cream
1 Tablespoon honey or Delight
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
Pepper, if desired

•    In a large bowl, mix the curry powder, yogurt, mayonnaise, honey or Delight, and ground ginger. Add pepper if desired.
•    Fold in the turkey, apple, raisins, green onions, parsley, and celery. Taste. add pepper if needed.
Serve on a bed of lettuce greens or as sandwich filling.

Curried Turkey Salad

Curried Turkey Salad