Turkey Papaya Salad

Culinary Setting
Meal Type
Cooked Turkey


2 papayas, cut in half; rinse & reserve seeds

2 c NO-SALT TURKEY BREAST, cut into 1/2-inch cubes

1/4 c corn oil

1 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp tarragon vinegar

1 tsp dried minced onion

1 tsp lime juice

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp dry mustard

1/8 tsp paprika

8 Large strawberries, caps removed

As needed grape clusters

1 kiwi, peeled and cut in sections


With a spoon, carefully remove papaya from skin; reserve skin along with seeds. Cut papaya into 1/4-inch cubes. In medium bowl, combine papaya and turkey; set aside.

In blender or food processor fitted with metal blade, combine oil, sugar, vinegar, onion, lime juice, salt, mustard and paprika; process until smooth. With motor running, add 1 teaspoon papaya seeds and process until seeds are coarsely ground. Fold dressing into turkey mixture. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

To serve, spoon turkey salad into papaya shells. Garnish with strawberries, grape clusters or kiwi slices.

Nutrition Facts

Total Calories 292

Total Fat 15 g

% Daily Total Fat 46

Cholesterol 28 g

Sodium 183 mg

Total Carbohydrates 19 g

Protein 23 g