turkey salad recipe

Turkey Salad with Cranberry and Pecans

  • Author: Jamie Sanders
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 - 5 servings 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Cuisine: american


This Turkey Salad Recipe with Cranberries and Pecans is the perfect way to use up that leftover turkey. Plus, the taste and flavor are out of this world!



  • 21/2 cups cooked chopped turkey (white meat is best)
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or craisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 cup Miracle Whip or mayo (more if you like your salad extra creamy)
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • optional: 1/3 cup finely diced red onion


  1. Combine all the turkey salad ingredients in large bowl and toss until everything is thoroughly mixed and coated with the Mayo/miracle whip.
  2. Serve on your favorite roll or toasted bread favorite salad extras (like lettuce and tomatoes)


  • Calories: 388
  • Fat: 25
  • Carbohydrates: 39
  • Protein: 26

Keywords: leftover recipes, leftover turkey, salad