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leftover turkey salad on a piece of lettuce
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5 from 20 votes

Leftover Turkey Salad

After the holiday, transform your leftover Thanksgiving turkey into this Leftover Turkey Salad made with the yummy fall flavors of fresh apple and pecans.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings



  • 4 cups cooked turkey chopped
  • 3 green onions with the whites and start of the greens sliced
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 2 sprigs parsley stems removed, diced
  • 1 small apple chopped (skin on, honey crisp recommended)
  • 1/4 cup raw pecans
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme if using dried, reduce amount by half
  • 1 cup greek yogurt or mayonnaise or a combination of both


  • Combine all ingredients except the yogurt/mayonnaise in large bowl and stir to combine.
  • Add yogurt and/or mayonnaise and mix well.
  • Season with salt and pepper, if desired.


Calories: 199kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 418mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 285IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 1.1mg