Turkey Chopped Salad with Orange-Poppy Seed Dressing

Crispy bacon and tortilla strips add crunch to every bite of this healthy turkey salad recipe.

Turkey Chopped Salad with Orange-Poppy Seed Dressing
Photo: Karla Conrad
Start To Finish Time:
40 mins
Bake Time:
8 mins


  • 2 6 inch corn tortillas

  • 2 cup frozen whole kernel corn

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • 6 cup chopped romaine lettuce

  • 2 cup chopped cooked turkey breast

  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped (1 cup)

  • 1 small orange sweet pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)

  • cup red onion slivers

  • 2 slices turkey bacon, cooked according to package directions and chopped

  • 1 recipe Orange-Poppy Seed Dressing

Orange-Poppy Seed Dressing

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut the tortillas into 1/4-inch strips. Spread the strips in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp. Cool completely. Divide strips among four small resealable plastic bags. Set aside.

  2. In a large skillet cook corn in olive oil over medium heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until light brown. Remove from heat. Cool completely.

  3. In four salad containers evenly layer romaine, turkey, tomatoes, sweet pepper, onion, turkey bacon, and roasted corn. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours. Divide dressing evenly among four small containers. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  4. To serve, shake dressing. Drizzle one dressing portion over one salad portion. Cover and shake to combine or toss with a fork to combine. Top with one portion of tortilla strips.

Orange-Poppy Seed Dressing

  1. In a small bowl whisk together orange juice, oil, lime juice, honey, and poppy seeds.

To Take:

To tote, place salad and dressing containers in an insulated bag with an ice pack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

334 Calories
8g Fat
36g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 334
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 188mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 60.2mg 301%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 846mg 18%
Folate, total 157.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.8mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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