By Kathy Smith, creator of Kathy Smith's Project: You! Type 2®

High in protein and low in calories, this simple salad is perfect for lunch or dinner. Feel free to mix things up by adding your favorite crisp raw vegetables, or replacing the turkey with fish, chicken, or the vegetarian protein source of your choice!
  • 8 oz. leaf spinach, washed and stems removed
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 12 oz. cooked turkey breast meat, cut in bite-sized pieces
  • 4 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 or 2 small garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Place all dressing ingredients in small bowl. Whisk together and set aside. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently. Serves 4.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories Protein Fiber Carbs Fat Total Saturated Fat
193 22 g 2 g 12 g 8 g 2 g


  1. Teresa // March 10, 2011 at 10:23 PM  

    Thanks for the recipe!!! Love it

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