Soups & Salads

Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftover Salad

Posted: November 16

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Without breaking a sweat, Thanksgiving leftovers can be transformed into a light, refreshing, and satisfying salad to follow that heavy day of feasting. Packed full of savory turkey, ham, and eggs, Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftover Salad will make any meat-lover happy. Creamy mayonnaise, herby basil, and bright and tart cranberries add exciting new flavors that will keep you piling it high on your plate. Ultimate Thanksgiving Leftover Salad will make you look forward to having leftovers!


1 cup turkey, cooked and shredded
1/2 cup ham, cooked and cubed
1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1 hard-cooked egg, diced
2 tablespoons basil leaves, chopped
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
salt, to taste
ground black pepper, to taste


Step 1

In a large bowl, combine the turkey, ham, cranberries, egg, and basil.

Step 2

Stir in the mayonnaise.

Step 3

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Step 4


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