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Turkey or Chicken Orzo Salad - Recipe

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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Turkey or Chicken Orzo Salad Recipe
  • 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.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 12
-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