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15-Minute Turkey Chef's Salad
Add this great tasting Mediterranean-style salad to your Healthiest Way of Eating. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare, and you will enjoy a rich concentration of health-promoting nutrients.
Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 lb mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves torn into pieces
  • 3/4 lb sliced turkey breast
  • 1 small jar of prepared roasted peppers (about 7 oz)
  • 4 oz Kalamata olives
  • 1 1/2 basket cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 medium avocado, cut into cubes
  • *optional 4 oz goat cheese
  • Dressing
  • 2 TBS balsamic vinegar
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and cracked black pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Rinse and dry salad greens. Drying is best done in a salad spinner.
  2. Divide the greens and rest of ingredients equally on 4 plates.
  3. Top with goat cheese, if desired.
  4. Whisk together vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper and drizzle on top of salad.
Serves 4

Nutritional Profile

15 Minute Turkey Chef's Salad
1.00 serving
(342.01 grams)
Calories: 372

NutrientDRI/DV

 protein58%

 selenium50%

 vitamin A46%

 vitamin B344%

 vitamin B634%

 manganese33%

 phosphorus33%

 vitamin C33%

 folate28%

 fiber26%

Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

In order to better help you identify recipes that feature a high concentration of nutrients for the calories they contain, we created a Recipe Rating System. This system allows us to highlight the recipes that are especially rich in particular nutrients. The following chart shows the nutrients for which 15-Minute Turkey Chef's Salad is either an excellent, very good, or good source (below the chart you will find a table that explains these qualifications). If a nutrient is not listed in the chart, it does not necessarily mean that the recipe doesn't contain it. It simply means that the nutrient is not provided in a sufficient amount or concentration to meet our rating criteria. (To view this recipe's in-depth nutritional profile that includes values for dozens of nutrients - not just the ones rated as excellent, very good, or good - please use the link below the chart.) To read this chart accurately, you'll need to glance back up to see the ingredients used in the recipe and the number of serving sizes provided by the recipe. Our nutrient ratings are based on a single serving. For example, if a recipe makes 4 servings, you would be receiving the nutrient amounts listed in the chart by eating 1/4th of the combined ingredients found in the recipe. Now, returning to the chart itself, you can look next to the nutrient name in order to find the nutrient amount it offers, the percent Daily Value (DV%) that this amount represents, the nutrient density that we calculated for this recipe and nutrient, and the rating we established in our rating system. For most of our nutrient ratings, we adopted the government standards for food labeling that are found in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's "Reference Values for Nutrition Labeling." Read more background information and details of our rating system.

15 Minute Turkey Chef's Salad
1.00 serving
342.01 grams
Calories: 372

Nutrient Amount DRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
protein 29.17 g 58 2.8 very good
selenium 27.46 mcg 50 2.4 good
vitamin A 417.70 mcg RAE 46 2.2 good
vitamin B3 7.04 mg 44 2.1 good
vitamin B6 0.57 mg 34 1.6 good
phosphorus 232.56 mg 33 1.6 good
manganese 0.66 mg 33 1.6 good
vitamin C 24.66 mg 33 1.6 good
folate 113.59 mcg 28 1.4 good
fiber 6.50 g 26 1.3 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

In-Depth Nutritional Profile for 15-Minute Turkey Chef's Salad

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