Smoky Turkey Cobb Salad

From Cook's Country | October/November 2013

Why this recipe works:

To make use of leftover turkey this year, we chose a classic: Cobb salad. Our smoked turkey adds an edge to this traditional supper salad, and we decided to take it one step further, balancing the smoke and salt of the turkey and bacon with a tangy, sweet maple vinaigrette. Avocado and blue… read more

To make use of leftover turkey this year, we chose a classic: Cobb salad. Our smoked turkey adds an edge to this traditional supper salad, and we decided to take it one step further, balancing the smoke and salt of the turkey and bacon with a tangy, sweet maple vinaigrette. Avocado and blue cheese are givens, but instead of out-of-season beefsteak tomatoes, we sauté sweet cherry tomatoes in the rendered bacon fat to add a cold-weather spin to this fresh dish.

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Serves 4

You can use leftover smoked turkey from our Spice-Rubbed Grill-Roasted Turkey (see related content) or thick-sliced smoked turkey from the deli. Good quality blue cheese makes a difference here.

Ingredients

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