5 from 2 votes
Review Recipe

Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Holly N.
Course Casserole
Cuisine American
Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad is loaded with my holiday favorite flavors. Juicy turkey, sweet tart cranberries, toasted almonds and crunchy celery are mixed with pasta tossed in an easy poppy seed dressing. This salad is the perfect way to enjoy leftover turkey.
Print Pin


Follow Spend With Pennies on Pinterest for more great recipes!
  • 12 oz bow-tie pasta (or other short pasta)
  • 2 cups diced cooked turkey
  • 1/2 cup celery , chopped
  • 2/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds , toasted
  • 1/4 cup green onions , sliced
  • 2/3 cup poppy seed dressing (store bought or homemade)
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)

avatarFollow Spend with Pennies on Pinterest


  1. Place almonds in a small non-stick pan and cook over medium heat until lightly browned.
  2. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions.
  3. Combine poppy seed dressing, mayonnaise and cider vinegar (and sugar if using) in a small bowl and mix well.
  4. Toss all ingredients in a larger bowl and chill at least 1 hour before serving.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 482, Fat: 19g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 29mg, Sodium: 130mg, Potassium: 356mg, Carbohydrates: 59g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 12g, Protein: 18g, Vitamin A: 100%, Vitamin C: 1.1%, Calcium: 198%, Iron: 2.5%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword Turkey Cranberry Pasta Salad