What’s for Dinner: Famous Smoked Turkey Salad

You know THE place in Little Rock to get smoked turkey salad? While it may be worth $12  for the tiny portion, it was breaking my bank. So, I tried my best to recreate it and I think I nailed it! The best part is how easy and fast it is to make as well. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Recipe Video

Ingredients

-1 lb smoked turkey (I got this one from Coursey’s, but any good smoked turkey meat will do)
-4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped.
-1/3 cup mayonnaise. (I use Duke’s light mayo)
-5 tablespoons sweet relish
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

All you need is a food processor.
1. I put my turkey in and process it until most of it is chopped.
2. Then, add other ingredients and process until smooth and incorporated.
3. It is best served as a dip with crackers or on a sandwich.

What’s For Dinner? Colorful Couscous

You know how you have your go-to recipes for quick dishes that are always reliably delicious. This one is one of mine. It is couscous with lots of veggies and flavor and it is SO easy, and healthy. Wanna give it a try? Here’s the recipe.

Recipe Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_yy_iH-DQA

Ingredients
-1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
-4 bell peppers (use as many colors as you can)
-3 medium shallots
-2 tablespoons minced garlic (2 large cloves)
-1 cup chicken or vegetable stock
-1 egg (optional)
-1 cup couscous
-1 teaspoon salt
-1 teaspoon pepper

Directions
1. Finely chop your bell peppers, shallots, and garlic.
2. On medium heat, put your extra virgin olive oil in a sautee pan. Add your chopped bell peppers and shallots and stir occasionally for about 2-3 minutes.
3. Add your minced garlic and stir occasionally for another 2-3 minutes.
4. Add your salt and pepper while veggies are sauteeing.
5. After 2-3 minutes, add your stock and turn the heat up to medium high until
boiling.
6. Add your couscous and turn the heat off. Stir to make sure the couscous is
evenly covered in the stock. Put a lid on, and let sit for 5-6 minutes.
7. Use a fork to fluff up the finished product and enjoy!
Bonus: Add a fried egg to the top to make it extra decadent.