Strawberry-Turkey Salad

Turkey breast adds a hearty twist to this pasta salad topped with strawberries - dinner ready in 25 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 10

Ingredients

Salad

12
oz. (5 cups) uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
3
cups cubed cooked turkey breast
1
cup chopped yellow bell pepper
1
cup walnut pieces, toasted
1/2
cup sliced green onions
3
cups sliced fresh strawberries
Large lettuce leaves

Dressing

1/2
cup sugar
2
teaspoons finely chopped onion
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup lemon juice
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
2/3
cup oil
1
tablespoon poppy seed
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine all remaining salad ingredients except strawberries and lettuce.
  • 3 In blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade, combine sugar, onion, salt, lemon juice and mustard. Cover; blend until well mixed. With machine running, add oil in slow, steady stream, blending until dressing is thick and smooth. Add poppy seed; pulse a few times to mix.
  • 4 Add pasta to salad; stir gently to mix. Add dressing; toss to mix.
  • 5 Just before serving, gently stir strawberries into salad. Serve immediately so strawberries do not discolor dressing. Arrange lettuce on serving platter. Spoon salad over lettuce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    215),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    430mg
    430%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    98%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    14%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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