Turkey Harvest Salad Recipe With Honey Apple Cider Dressing: A Healthy & Delicious Way to Use That Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey by 30Seconds Food

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Turkey Harvest Salad Recipe With Honey Apple Cider Dressing: A Healthy & Delicious Way to Use That Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey

"Here’s a crazy delicious combo for you! Enjoy this special [Thanksgiving] weekend with your family and friends!" says Rachel Maser, mom of four and founder/creator of the clean eating blog, Clean Food Crush®.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1/2 of a small butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 cups packed baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 cups turkey leftovers, chopped or shredded
  • 4 slices of nitrate-free bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 fresh, crisp apples, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/3 cup raw walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Honey Apple Cider Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons high-quality olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 1 fresh garlic clove, minced

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Place the cubed butternut squash on the prepared baking tray and sprinkle with sea salt, pepper, paprika and drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Toss well to get them all coated.
  3. Roast in your preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until golden brown on the sides and fork tender.
  4. In a large bowl add spinach, turkey leftovers, apples, walnuts, and butternut squash. Crumble bacon and feta cheese over the top.
  5. In a small bowl whisk all dressing ingredients together. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Pour dressing over your salad just before serving and toss to combine.

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Elisa Schmitz
Ooooh, a healthy and delicious way to use leftfover turkey. I love this easy recipe! #yum
That looks fantastic. 😋
What a way to put a meal together I'm going to try having to make my other turkey yet so I'm going to definitely try this and let you all know hopefully how it turned out thanks for whoever made this is wonderful idea

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