Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad

Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad Recipe

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Courtesy of Alicia Ross at Kitchen Scoop. Published in the Reading Eagle on October 8, 2014.


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20 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 lb
    cavatappi or other short spiral pasta
  • 1/2 lb
    chopped turket breast, cut in bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 tsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/2 c
    almonds, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1 c
    light poppy seed dressing
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain well, and set aside.
  2. Chop turkey and set aside.
  3. In a small skillet, heat the oil on low and toast the almonds for 3 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients; toss to mix well. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate until ready to serve, up to 24 hours.

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About Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American

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