New twist to traditional turkey leftovers

New twist to traditional turkey leftovers

New twist to traditional turkey leftovers

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by KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on November 30, 2009 at 1:48 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 7 at 11:13 AM

Cold Turkey and Soba Noodle Salad

Courtesy: Karen Mangum, MS, RD, LD, Idaho Nutrition Consultants

(makes 4 servings)

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 4 tsp sesame oil

Salad:

  • 6 ounces uncooked soba noodles
  • 3 cups chopped skinned cooked turkey
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts or cashews

Directions:

To prepare dressing, combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.

To prepare salad, cook soba noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain and rinse with cold water.

Combine soba noodles, turkey, and remaining ingredients in a large bowl.

Drizzle dressing over salad, tossing gently to coat. Serve immediately.

 

 

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