Turkey or Chicken Orzo Salad Recipe

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Filled with chunks of turkey or chicken, this cool salad, bursting with fruit, is the perfect dish for a special summer luncheon or brunch.
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Ingredients
  • 4 cups to 5 cups turkey, cooked and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups to 4 cups orzo, cooked and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups seedless red grapes
  • 1 1/2 cups celery, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup sweet onion, diced (or green onions)
  • 20 ounces pineapple chunks, drained
  • 11 ounces mandarine oranges, drained
  • 1 cup sliced almonds or nut of your choice
Directions
PREP
30 mins
COOK
0 mins
  • In a medium container, combine turkey or chicken that has been cut into chunks with orange juice, vinegar and salt. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to serve, cut grapes and pineapple chunks in half.
  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, tossing lightly.
  • Serve on a lettuce leaf, such as romaine, and garnish with sliced almonds, if desired. Recipe doubles and triples easily.
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