Leftover turkey, turkey bacon, blue cheese, grape tomatoes and more made into a turkey salad and piled into crisp romaine lettuce wraps.
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Indecision has scored me another recipe mash-up. In an aim to deal with my lunch doldrums, I thought I would spend a little more time making a delicious lunch. I had leftover turkey I wanted to use so I thought of either a Turkey Cobb Salad or making a turkey salad sandwich. I decided to combine the two and make a turkey cobb salad. Instead of bread, I saved some calories and stuffed the delicious a turkey cobb salad into crisp romaine lettuce leaves.
I still had a wonderful salad for lunch, but it feels so much more fun. The crisp lettuce leaves add so much, a crunchy texture and a refreshing flavor. Really it is all the ingredients for a regular, old salad, but some how it feels more special to use the lettuce leaves like a taco. Whatever it takes to get me through lunch, my problem time of the day.
I would happily serve Turkey Cobb Salad Lettuce Wraps for a brunch or even a bridal shower. With the crisp, sturdy romaine, you have the perfect vehicle to get the turkey salad to your mouth. Plus the crunch, oh man, that is so satisfying. These cute little bundles are filled with so many of my favorite foods like blue cheese, bacon and avocado. I made a quick ranch dressing to bring it all together. It feels like such a splurge, but it is low in calories.
That makes it a serious winner in my book. You could even bring this to work for lunch. Keep the salad and leaves separate and just fill the romaine when you are ready to eat. You could even use the leaves like a chip and dip them into the salad. Now there is quite a good idea. Chips and dip, but it is really a healthy salad for lunch.
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Turkey Cobb Salad Lettuce Wraps
- 1 romaine heart
- 5 oz . cooked turkey breast , chopped
- 1 hard boiled egg , chopped
- 2 cooked pepper turkey bacon slices , chopped
- 1 oz . blue cheese , crumbled
- 1/2 cup chopped grape tomatoes
- 1/4 avocado , chopped
- 2 tbsp . finely chopped green onion
- 1 1/2 tbsp . low fat buttermilk
- 2 tsp . 2% fat plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tsp . light mayonnaise
- 1 tsp . apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp . water
- 1/4 tsp . kosher salt
- 2 tsp . minced chives
Reserve 6 sturdy, large romaline leaves.
Slice the rest of the romaine and place in a large bowl.
Add turkey, egg, bacon, blue cheese, tomatoes, avocado and green onion. Toss gently to combine.
In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing.
Pour over the turkey mixture and toss gently.
Cut the romaine leaves in half.
Fill with the turkey salad mixture and serve
I calculated 8 Weight Watcher Smartpoints.
Happy Healthy Eating,
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