This 25-minutes, main dish, grain salad features a wild rice mix and cooked turkey breast. Sweet apples and dried cherries are a pleasing contrast to the crunchy celery and toasted pecans, and the thyme-flavored dressing enhances all the different flavors nicely. It can be chilled for up to 24 hours, so consider making it a day ahead.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare long grain and wild rice mix according to package direction, omitting the seasoning packet. Discard the seasoning packet or reserve for another use. Spread rice mixture on a baking sheet to cool completely.

  • In a serving bowl, combine rice mixture, turkey, apple, celery, dried cherries and pecans. In a screw-top jar combine vinegar, oil, thyme, pepper and salt. Cover and shake well to combine. Pour over salad and toss to combine. Cover and chill until ready to serve or up to 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup
252 calories; protein 14.6g; carbohydrates 31.6g; dietary fiber 2.6g; sugars 7.1g; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 0.7g; cholesterol 31.4mg; vitamin a iu 227.3IU; vitamin c 3mg; folate 6.6mcg; calcium 26.6mg; iron 1.2mg; magnesium 31.7mg; potassium 322.4mg; sodium 224.9mg.

2 starch, 1 fat, 1 lean protein