Leftover Turkey Salad With Creamy Orange Poppy Dressing


Leftover Turkey Salad With Creamy Orange Poppy Dressing
Leftover Turkey Salad With Creamy Orange Poppy Dressing'Tis the season where turkey is in abundance -- but a girl can only eat so many turkey sandwiches. Thankfully, this creative salad recipe gives us all a reprieve from standard leftover creations.

Serves: 2

Ingredients:
1 cup leftover cooked turkey, cut into bite-size pieces
1 avocado, diced
3 clementines, sections cut in half
1 large endive, julienned
1/2 cup fresh cranberries, cut in half
1/2 cup raw broccoli florets, chopped finely
1/4 cup raisins
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 cup walnuts, chopped

Dressing
1 orange, juiced and zested
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 garlic clove, smashed
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1 teaspoon unflavored powdered gelatin
1/4 teaspoon guar gum

Directions
In a large mixing bowl add cooked turkey, avocado, clementine, endive, cranberries, broccoli, raisins, parsley and walnuts, and mix well. Set aside. Put all the dressing ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix until well incorporated. Serve immediately, or leave in the fridge for a few hours to allow the flavors to develop. 

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