Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad

Utilize leftover roasted turkey by making this Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad using sweet dried cranberries and rich, buttery pecans. 

Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad

I know. It’s technically not even Halloween and here I am sharing a leftover turkey recipe. Well, you have to start thinking about these things sooner or later so why not start now?

Being a food blogger means that my family and I generally eat the recipes I create 2-3 weeks before I share them here on the blog for all of you.

It’s just the way it goes so that I gives me time to edit the photos and write the post. So when I recently made a new roasted turkey to share next month for Thanksgiving, I had a lot of leftover turkey and made this Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad.

Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad

I generally don’t like to eat any meat leftover as it was served the first time. Instead I usually repurpose it into something else. Turkey along with chicken is one of those leftovers that are so versatile, that I generally make either a salad or soup.

Utilize leftover roasted turkey by making this Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad using sweet dried cranberries and rich, buttery pecans. Click to Tweet

Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad

How do you make Cranberry Pecan  Turkey Salad?

For this recipe you’ll need precooked turkey, celery, dried cranberries, chopped pecans and mayonnaise. Combine all ingredients together; then serve in a bowl, on a sandwich or place a scoop on top of your favorite mixed greens. You can also substitute chicken for the turkey. 

This recipe for Cranberry Pecan Turkey Salad is delicious and so simple to make.  I personally like to just eat this salad all on it’s own with a few crackers. Since Thanksgiving is on a Thursday, that leaves plenty of time to pick on the leftovers over the long weekend. ~Enjoy!

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