Turkey isn’t just for Christmas, although this recipe is certainly a good way to use up any Christmas dinner turkey leftovers! Ready in just 10 minutes and low in calories, the spicy dressing is a great way to warm up a cold winter evening.
Preparation time 10 minutes
225g/8oz cooked turkey, sliced into bite sized pieces
1 red pepper, deseeded and sliced
2 carrots, peeled
175g/6oz cucumber, halved and deseeded
3 spring onions, trimmed
1 (125g) bag of leafy salad leaves with tatsoi
For the dressing
2 tbsp chilli dipping sauce
2 tbsp crunchy peanut butter
juice of ½ lime
Place the turkey and peppers in a large salad bowl. Cut the carrots and cucumber into thin sticks. Finely shred the spring onion. Add the carrots, cucumber and onions to the bowl with the salad leaves and toss well. Place the dressing ingredients together in a small pan with 6 tbsp water and gently heat, stirring until they are smooth. Spoon the dressing over the salad and toss well before serving.
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