5 from 5 votes
Turkey Salad
Turkey Salad
Prep Time
16 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
51 mins

Amazing Turkey Salad with cranberries is great for sandwiches & salads! Includes easy steps for baking turkey breast tenderloins (if not using leftover turkey).

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Turkey Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 268 kcal
Author: Kelly Anthony
For the Turkey Breast Tenders:
  • 1 1/2 pound turkey breast tenders
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
For the Salad:
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 3 stalks of celery, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
For the Turkey Breast Tenders:
  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Have ready a sheet pan lined with foil, and prepare the turkey seasoning by combining 1 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt, 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder, and a 1/4 teaspoon onion powder in a small bowl. 

  2. Pat turkey breast tenders dry with a paper towel. Transfer to the pan, drizzle olive oil evenly over and rub in on both sides. Season the tenders generously with the seasoning. Evenly massage seasoning all over.

  3. Bake for 35 minutes and allow to cool. Cut the turkey into a 1/2" dice and set aside.

For the Salad:
  1. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, sugar, 3/4 teaspoon Kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper to a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. 

  2. Add the onion, celery, cranberries, and cut up turkey to the bowl and stir until everything is evenly coated in the dressing. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

1/2 cup per serving. Makes about 3 cups. 

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 268 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 1074mg47%
Potassium 84mg2%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.