Don’t save turkey for the holidays! This recipe proves that turkey is perfect — and perfectly tasty — all year round!
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1 avocado, peeled and pitted
Juice of 1 large lemon
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 clove garlic, peeled
1 pinch sea salt
1 pinch freshly ground black pepper
3 to 4 tablespoons filtered water
6 cups mixed baby greens
6 ounces sliced roasted turkey breast
1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 pickling cucumber, thinly sliced
10 whole green olives, pitted and chopped
- Place the avocado, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt and black pepper in a food processor and process until very smooth, 1 to 2 minutes.
- Slowly add the water and continue processing until the dressing is thick and creamy.
- Divide the greens between two serving plates.
- Top with the turkey, red onion, cucumber and green olives.
- Drizzle the salad with the avocado dressing and serve.
*Store leftover turkey salad and the dressing separately in sealed glass containers, for up to three days in the refrigerator.
Nutritional information (per serving)
Makes 2 servings
Fat: 38 g
Saturated fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 46 mg
Fiber: 9 g
Protein: 25 g
Carbohydrate: 19 g
Sodium: 526 mg
— Recipe courtesy of Mark Hyman, MD.