Smoked Turkey, Ripe Olive and Lentil Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
This salad is hearty and flavorful thanks to the satisfying combination of smoked turkey and lentils.


  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 3 Tbs orange juice
  • 2 1/2 Tbs sherry vinegar
  • 1 shallots, thinly sliced into strips
  • 2 tsp chopped orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 3 cups cooked lentil beans
  • 1 1/4 cups diced cooked beets
  • 1/2 cup orange segments, halved
  • 3/4 lb diced smoked turkey
  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • 3 oz watercress


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, sherry vinegar, shallots, orange zest, salt and pepper. Divide into two large mixing bowls and set aside. Toss lentils, beets and orange segments with one bowl of the vinaigrette. Mix smoked turkey, olives and watercress in the remaining bowl. To serve, divide lentil mixture among serving plates. Top each with 1/2 cup of smoked turkey mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 298
  Calories from Fat 104 (35%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(10%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(12%)Cholesterol 36mg
(35%)Sodium 843mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(40%)Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(40%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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