Turkey and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Turkey and Quinoa Salad

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  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Total Time: 50 Minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes


  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 pound turkey cutlets
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon and/or parsley
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 small red onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 1/2 pounds assorted heirloom tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 chili pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 Persian cucumbers, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar


In a large skillet set over medium high heat, heat 1⁄2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil; stir in quinoa and cook, stirring continuously for about 4 minutes or until lightly toasted. Stir in salt and 4 cups of water; bring to a gentle boil, lower heat and simmer for about 15 minutes.

In a mixing bowl, toss together turkey, half of herbs, a pinch of sea salt and pepper; set aside.

In a bowl, soak the sliced onion in cold water for at least 10 minutes.

In a separate bowl, toss together, cucumbers, chile, tomatoes, the remaining herbs, 1 1⁄2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, vinegar, sea salt and black pepper.

Drain onion and stir into the tomato mixture.

Heat the remaining oil in a nonstick skillet set over medium high heat. Add turkey, in batches, and cook for about 3 minutes per side or until golden; drain on paper towels. Cut the cooked turkey into bite-sized pieces.

With a fork, fluff the cooked quinoa and divide among serving bowls; top each with turkey and tomato mixture.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 552; Total Fat: 15 g; Carbs: 64 g; Dietary Fiber: 9 g; Protein: 41 g; Cholesterol: 45 mg; Sodium: 438 mg

Quinoa has been research thoroughly and proven to be really good for you health. If you love quinoa, try this Coconut Pineapple Mango Quinoa recipe also.

Originally posted 2019-09-07 21:34:40.

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