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Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad, by , is from Favorite Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Karen Maloney
Added: Monday, January 14, 2008


1 1/3 c. corkscrew macaroni ( 4 oz.)
1 1/2 c. chopped cooked turkey or chicken
1/4 c. green onion
1/3 c. lime or lemon juice
1/4 c. salad oil
1 tbsp. honey
2 tsp. snipped fresh thyme
2 medium nectarines or plums, sliced
1 c. halved fresh strawberries

Cook macaroni according to package directions. Drain macaroni, rinse with cold water. Drain again.

In a large mixing bowl combine pasta; turkey or chicken and green onion. Toss to mix.

For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine lime or lemon juice, oil, honey, and thyme. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over past mixture, toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

Just before serving, stir in nectarines or plums and strawberries. Toss to mix.




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