Blushing Cranberry and Pear Turkey Salad

Combine the tartness of cranberries with the sweetness of pears for a delicious salad featuring leftover turkey.

Blushing Cranberry and Pear Turkey Salad, courtesy Hellmann's Mayonnaise and Family Features.

Blushing Cranberry and Pear Turkey Salad

courtesy Hellmann's Mayonnaise

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Having a luncheon gathering after the holidays? Serve this colorful and flavorful salad and please the crowd.

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Lovin' Turkey Leftovers 

Blushing Cranberry and Pear Turkey Salad

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup whole berry cranberry sauce or cranberry relish

4 cups torn romaine lettuce leaves

2 cups baby spinach leaves or mixed salad greens

2 cups diced cooked turkey

1 medium pear, cored and thinly sliced

1/4 cup toasted chopped pecans

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion

In medium bowl, combine mayonnaise and cranberry sauce; set aside.

In large bowl, combine romaine, spinach and turkey. Just before serving, toss with mayonnaise mixture. Top with pear slices, pecans and onion. Garnish, if desired with dried cranberries.

Note: Recipe can be doubled.