Food & Drinks

Turkey, cherry & almond salad

Try this refreshing turkey salad!

Serves: 4

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 45 mins

Summer in a bowl!

This salad is sure to turn heads at your next dinner party or BBQ.


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • ½ cup freekeh, rinsed

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 4 turkey breast steaks

  • 1 head red oak lettuce, leaves torn

  • 200g green beans, trimmed, blanched

  • 2 celery sticks

  • ½ cup chopped dried cherries

  • ½ cup flaked almonds, toasted

  • 100g brie, sliced


  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp red-wine vinegar

  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tbsp honey

How to make the Turkey, cherry & almond salad

  1. In a saucepan, combine water and freekeh. Bring to simmer on medium. Cook, covered, 30-35 mins until water absorbs. Cool.

  2. In a large frying pan, heat oil on high. Season turkey. Cook 5 mins each side. Drain on paper towel. Cut into strips.

  3. For the dressing, in a jug, whisk all ingredients together. Season.

  4. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients with turkey and freekeh. Drizzle over dressing when ready to serve.

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