Smoked Turkey, Ripe Olive and Lentil Salad

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Smoked Turkey, Ripe Olive and Lentil Salad

For those who want a protein filled dish, this salad is perfect for your meal.

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  • 6 ServingsServings


  • 3 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Orange juice
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons Sherry vinegar
  • 1 Shallots, thinly sliced into strips
  • 2 teaspoons Chopped orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 cups Cooked lentil beans
  • 1 1/4 cups Cooked beets, Diced
  • 1/2 cup Orange segments, halved
  • 3/4 pound Diced smoked turkey (1/2-inch)
  • 1 cup California Ripe Olives, halved
  • 3 ounces Watercress



1 In a large mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, orange juice, sherry vinegar, shallots, orange zest, salt and pepper.
2 Divide into two large mixing bowls and set aside.
3 Toss lentil beans, beets and orange segments with one bowl of the vinaigrette.
4  Mix smoked turkey, California Ripe Olives and watercress with the remaining bowl.
5 To serve, spoon approximately 5 ounces of lentil mixture onto a plate.
6 Top with 3 ounces of smoked turkey mixture.


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