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turkey cranberry pasta salad

Recipe by
RC :)
Reading, PA

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

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For turkey cranberry pasta salad

  • 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.