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Leftover Turkey Salad Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: American


Put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use! This easy turkey salad recipe is made with cranberries and pecans. Serve it as a sandwich or over lettuce for a simple, healthy meal.




  • 34 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 celery stick, thinly sliced
  • 12 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup pecan pieces, lightly toasted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard (or 12 teaspoons Dijon mustard)
  • 12 tablespoons water
  • Salt & pepper, to toaste


  1. Combine ingredients in a large mixing bowl *affiliate link.
  2. Stir with a fork until the ingredients are evenly coated with mayonnaise. Season with salt & pepper, to taste.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Keywords: dairy free, leftovers, gluten free, easy, Thanksgiving, fall, cranberry, pecan