Turkey Salad with Cherries and Walnuts

Perfect for the hot summer nights when you crave a salad. Add a loaf of crusty bread and you have a very nice main dish.


1 pound smoked turkey breast, diced (ask the deli to slice a thick piece)

1/2 cup scallions, chopped

3/4 cup celery, chopped

1/3 cup mayonnaise, regular or low-fat

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme or 2 teaspoons fresh thyme

2 cups fresh cherries, pitted and coarsely chopped

1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped

5 tablespoons olive oil

3 tablespoons white wine vinegar


salt and pepper to taste

10 ounces mixed baby greens

Honey Tips

Honey Is Magic

In the days before biology and botany were understood, people thought it was a special kind of magic that turned flower nectar into honey.


In a bowl combine diced turkey, scallions, celery, mayonnaise and thyme. Add cherries and walnuts and gently toss.
Whisk together olive oil, vinegar, honey and salt and pepper. Toss greens with dressing.
Place greens on a plate. Top with turkey salad.
Serves: 4