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Citrus Turkey Spinach Salad

  • 25 m
  • 25 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Pink grapefruit, turkey, and a light honey-poppy seed dressing transform this spinach salad recipe into a low-calorie main dish.”


    • 8 cups fresh baby spinach or torn fresh spinach
    • 8 ounces cooked turkey, cut up
    • 2 pink grapefruit, peeled and sectioned
    • 2 oranges, peeled and sectioned
    • ¼ cup orange juice
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds
    • ¼ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
    • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted (optional)


  • 1 Place spinach in a large bowl. Add turkey, grapefruit sections and orange sections.
  • 2 For dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine orange juice, oil, honey, poppy seeds, salt and dry mustard. Cover and shake well. Pour the dressing over salad; toss gently. If desired, sprinkle with almonds.
  • Tip: To toast whole nuts or large pieces, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.
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