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Roasted Turkey & Avocado Salad

If you're looking for a salad full of fall flavor, this salad is for you. Layered with spinach, turkey, tomatoes, apples, avocado, crunchy pecans, goat cheese, and spiraled butternut squash, it's perfect for a fall lunch or dinner!


  • For the salad:
  • 8 c. Baby spinach
  • 4 ea. Avocados From Mexico, diced
  • 4 c. Butternut squash, spirals
  • 2 c. Honeycrisp apples, thinly sliced
  • 2 c. Turkey breast, roasted, pulled
  • 1 c. Pecans, halves, toasted, salted
  • 1 c. Goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 c. NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes
  • For the dressing:
  • 3/4 c. Avocado oil, prepared
  • 1/4 c. White balsamic vinegar, prepared
  • 2 T. Maple syrup, pure
  • 1 t. Dijon mustard, prepared
  • To taste Kosher salt


  1. For the dressing: Place all ingredients except for avocado oil into a food processor and process to a smooth consistency. While processing, pour avocado oil into food processor to ensure emulsion is formed. Once well combined, remove vinaigrette from food processor and add to salad or store in an airtight container. Refrigerate until needed for up to 24 hours.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add spinach and drizzle with half the maple white balsamic vinaigrette. Toss well to combine and evenly distribute onto four serving plates.
  3. Place the butternut squash spirals onto the center of each plate.
  4. Evenly distribute avocado, NatureSweet® Cherubs® tomatoes and apples on top of the salads.
  5. Evenly distribute roasted turkey on each of the salads.
  6. Evenly sprinkle each salad with toasted pecans and goat cheese.
  7. Drizzle with remaining dressing and salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Recipe makes 4 servings

Serving Size 1 serving (517g)

Amount per serving

Calories 920

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

  • Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 66g 85%
    • Saturated Fat 18g 90%
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 95mg 31%
  • Sodium 390mg 17%
  • Total Carbohydrate 95g 31%
    • Dietary Fiber 25g 90%
    • Total Sugars 13g
      • Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
  • Protein 43g
  • Vitamin D 0.4mcg2%
  • Calcium 370mg30%
  • Iron 6.3mg35%
  • Potassium 2410mg50%



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