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Greek Turkey Feta Pasta Toss with Buttermilk Dressing recipe

Greek Turkey Feta Pasta Toss with Buttermilk Dressing.

Here’s tasty Greek-style turkey and pastadish with feta cheese, tossed in a creamy homemade buttermilkdressing. A great recipe for using leftover holiday turkey, too!

Recipe: Greek Turkey FetaPasta Toss with Buttermilk Dressing

2 cups cooked turkey breast, diced
2 teaspoons olive oil, preferably extra virgin
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons dried oregano
3 cups cooked spiral pasta, such as gemelli or fusilli
2 cups fresh spinach, washed and coarsely chopped
1/4 cup jarred roasted red peppers, chopped
1/2 cup cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives, sliced (or ripe olives)
1/3 cup Wisconsin Feta cheese, crumbledButtermilk Dressing:
2 tablespoons whipped cream cheese from tub, softened to roomtemperature
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon lemon pepperGarnish:
Toasted walnuts, coarsely chopped

  • In large serving bowl, combine turkeybreast, olive oil, lemon juice and oregano. Toss gently to coatand let rest while preparing rest of salad ingredients.
  • To Assemble Salad: Add pasta, spinach,red peppers, cucumber, olives and crumbled Feta cheese to theturkey in serving bowl. Using salad tongs or two large spoons,toss all ingredients together until well blended.
  • For Buttermilk Dressing: Beat cream cheesewith whisk until creamy. Slowly whisk in buttermilk until smooth.Whisk in garlic and lemon pepper.
  • To serve, divide salad among four servingplates. Sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Pass dressing to be drizzledover salads.

    Makes 4 servings.

    Note: Salad and dressing can be servedimmediately or chilled several hours before serving.

    Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.

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