Curried (Leftover) Turkey Salad #SundaySupper

Thanksgiving…are you ready? Sure, there’s the big dinner, but it also means that you’re subsisting on leftovers for 2-3 days after. Some would even argue that leftovers are the best part! You will find this week’s theme helpful as our #SundaySupper crew will be posting recipes using Thanksgiving leftovers. Nicole Cook (awesome last name and awesome in general!) over at Daily Dish Recipes is our gracious host this week.

In my household, there is always a surplus of turkey. I love an overstuffed Thanksgiving sandwich the day after and will make myself one for every meal until one of the critical components runs out – usually the stuffing or cranberry sauce. Then last year, I wanted something a little mayo-ey and spicy.

Ever since we moved from San Francisco, I have had the occasional hankering for the curried chicken salad from the Whole Foods salad bar – the one in Potrero Hill to be exact. I’ve been searching for a recipe that comes close to the flavors of this salad and lo and behold I finally stumbled upon a recipe by Ina Garten that came pretty darn close to what I was looking for.

Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who will be celebrating on Thursday. And to the others, Happy Thursday!

Curried (Leftover) Turkey Salad

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 Tablespoon lemon juice
1 Tablespoon curry powder
About a pound of leftover turkey, cut into bite-sized morsels
2-3 Tablespoons Major Grey’s chutney or mango chutney
1 stalk celery, diced
1 scallion, chopped
1/8 cup currants or raisins
Salt and pepper

1 – Whisk together mayonnaise, lemon juice, and curry powder until smooth.

2 – Combine the dressing with the turkey and toss until coated evenly. Add the chutney, celery, scallions, and currants and mix well. Refrigerate for a few hours to allow all the flavors to meld together. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Here’s the line up of other delectable recipes from the #SundaySupper crew. I’d say they’re a pretty creative bunch!

Breakfast & Brunch

Main Course

Soups, Salads, Sides & Starters

Sweets & Desserts

Wine Pairings for the Recipes Featured

Please join on us on Twitter throughout the day during #SundaySupper today,  November 18, 2012.  In the evening we will meet at 7pm EST for our weekly #SundaySupper live chat.

All you have to do is follow the #SundaySupper hashtag or you can follow us through TweetChat.

We’d also love to feature your recipe for Thanksgiving Leftovers on our #SundaySupper Pinterest board to share them with all of our followers, too.

Thanks for visiting this week!


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