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Grilled Turkey Salad

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Grilled Turkey Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1
Total Fat18 g
Saturated Fat3 g
Sodium318 mg
Total Carbohydrate11 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Protein43 g

Servings and Times

Marinating time:1-2 hours

Ingredients and Preparation

Olive oil1 tablespoon + 2 teaspoons
Fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Dried thyme 1 teaspoon
Dijon mustard2 teaspoons
Turkey breast tenderloin¾ pound
Medium red bell pepper, sliced into strips½
Medium orange bell pepper, sliced into strips½
Medium zucchini, sliced on the diagonal1
Salt1/8 teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Fresh chives, chopped 2 tablespoons
Mixed greens2 cups
Balsamic vinaigrette 4 teaspoons
  1. Directions
  2. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, thyme, and mustard in a resealable plastic bag. Add turkey, toss to coat, and marinate in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  3. Prepare outdoor grill or indoor grill pan.
  4. Brush bell pepper and zucchini with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and grill for 2-3 minutes on each side. Season with 1/8 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.
  5. Remove turkey from bag and grill for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Slice into strips.
  6. Divide mixed greens onto 2 plates. Top with grilled veggies, turkey, and chives. Drizzle each salad with 2 teaspoons balsamic vinaigrette.

5 very lean meats; 3 fats; 2 vegetables

Side Suggestions: Whole Wheat Baguette

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