Turkey and Star Fruit Salad

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Cooked Turkey


4 Large ruffled lettuce leaves, washed and well dried

2 Navel oranges

1 Carambola star fruit, sliced paper thin

2 c COOKED TURKEY, cut into 3-inch julienne strips

1/4 c green onions, finely chopped

1/4 c green pepper, finely diced

1/4 c blanched slivered almonds

1/2 c orange juice

2 tsp olive oil

1 tsp sugar

3/4 tsp celery seeds




Stack lettuce leaves and gently roll into a cone or bundle shape. With sharp knife slice across bundle at 1/2-inch segments. Four leaves will yield about 2 cups of lettuce ribbons. Place 1/2-cup lettuce in the center of four chilled dinner plates.

Wash and peel oranges, removing all white membrane. Slice oranges in pinwheels or remove individual segments.

Position orange segments/slices and star fruit around edge of dinner plate.

Place turkey strips in spoke arrangement over lettuce.

Mix green onion, green pepper and nuts and sprinkle over individual salads.

Spoon 2 tablespoons of Citrus Dressing on each salad. Serve immediately.

Pass additional dressing if desired.


Combine orange juice, olive oil, sugar and celery seed in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Pour into serving pitcher.


Nutrition Facts

210 Total Calories

9 g Total Fat

1 g Saturated Fat

45 g Cholesterol

150 mg Sodium

428 mg Potassium

14 g Total Carbohydrates

3 g Dietary Fiber

10 g Sugars

20 g Protein

10 % Daily Protein

90 % Daily Vitamin C

6 % Daily Calcium

8 % Daily Iron