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Homemade Turkey Salad

What is better than leftover turkey? How about homemade turkey salad? It is a great way to use your leftover turkey and a delicious addition to your menu! You can have turkey salad as a sandwich, with crackers, atop celery or cucumbers, or mixed in with pasta.

Look at how creamy the delicious the turkey salad came out.

Turkey salad is a great way to reuse your turkey leftovers in an exciting and creative way. With the addition of mayonnaise, celery, and/or pickles, you can create a truly unique taste. If you want to make it even more flavorful, try adding chopped onions, celery, dried cranberries, or jalapenos. The possibilities are endless, and the result will be a delicious, unique turkey salad you and your family will love.

Some people don’t like relish in their turkey salad.

If you aren’t a fan of relish, you are more than welcome to omit it, but have you ever tried crushed walnuts or sliced grapes in your turkey salad? What about some nice raisins? Don’t knock it until you try it!

From the crunchy texture of the turkey to the creamy salad dressing, turkey salad is a great way to mix up your weekly meal plan. Not only is it easy to prepare, but you have the freedom to get creative with the ingredients you add in. For a more savory dish, add in onions and celery; for a sweet twist, add in tomatoes and raisins. There’s no wrong way to make turkey salad and with so many variations available, you can keep your taste buds entertained for weeks.

This is my classic go-to with veggies when I make turkey or chicken salad. I have a love affair with sweet relish!

Turkey salad is a great way to get creative with your leftovers and make something unique and delicious. Whether you go for the classic mayonnaise-celery-pickles combo or add on chopped onions, celery, dried cranberries, or jalapenos, the possibilities to create something special are truly endless. Turkey salad is not only a great way to reuse your turkey leftovers but also to create a delicious dish your family will love. So next time you have turkey leftovers, don’t forget to give turkey salad a go – you won’t regret it! As the popular saying goes, “The proof of the pudding is in the eating,” and with turkey salad, you’re guaranteed to be left wanting more.


A mouthwatering masterpiece!



Turkey Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Snack
Servings 10


  • 1 Large mixing bowl


  • 5 cups cooked shredded turkey
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 1 large sweet onion diced
  • 1 Bell pepper (any color) diced
  • 1 carrot shredded
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 tbsp Sea salt (any salt is fine)
  • 1 tbsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sweet relish


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    Mix everything in a large bowl, chill for at least 30 minutes.
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