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Turkey Chopped Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing

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Calories 340; Total Fat 21g; Carbohydrates 16g

class="recipe_desc_text">This crisp entre salad makes the perfect one-dish supper for a warm summer evening. The spicy avocado dressing is deliciously creamy but low in saturated fat. Fresh veggies load you up with vitamins A, C, and K, and folic acid for healthy cells and blood vessels. For dessert, try Guanabana Sorbet with Mango Lime Coulis

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Nutritional Information

Amounts per serving plus the % Daily Value (DV) based on a 2,000 calorie diet:

  • 340 Calories (17%)
  • 21g Total fat (33%)
  • 4g Saturated Fat (18%)
  • 53mg Cholesterol (18%)
  • 63mg Sodium (3%)
  • 16g Carbohydrate (5%)
  • 8g Fiber (30%)
  • 23g Protein (46%)

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  • 1 large avocado, halved, pitted
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce*
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups diced cooked maple-honey turkey (about 10 ounces)
  • 1 cup diced peeled jicama
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • Romaine lettuce leaves


Scoop avocado flesh into mini processor. Add lime juice, chili-garlic sauce, and olive oil and process until smooth. Season dressing generously with salt and pepper.

Mix turkey, jicama, red onion, bell pepper, and 1/2 cup cilantro in large bowl. Add avocado dressing; toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Divide lettuce leaves among plates. Spoon salad into center and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cilantro.

*Available in the Asian foods section of many supermarkets and at Asian markets.

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