Sesame-Ginger Turkey Salad

by | Updated: December 3rd, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

Looking forward to another salad for lunch? Yeah, we didn’t think so. Just because you’re dieting doesn’t mean  meals have  to be boring and bland! Try this Asian-inspired medley of crunchy, colorful veggies, protein-packed turkey and zippy ginger-sesame dressing for a flavorful  change of pace. A big bowlful is less than 350 calories, with 20 grams of protein to fuel you through the afternoon.

Recipe courtesy of Hydroxycut

Ginger-Sesame Salad

Serves 1

Total calories: 346
Protein: 20 grams (80 cal)
Carbs: 35 grams (140 cal)
Fat: 14 grams (126 cal)


1 cup shredded lettuce
½ cup shredded cabbage
¼ cup shredded carrots
¼ cup chopped green onion
½ cup diced tomatoes
½ Tbsp. sesame seeds
½ cup crunchy chow mein noodles
Roasted turkey breast, three slices (4 oz.)

1 tsp. sesame oil
1 tsp. olive oil
2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. ginger
1 clove garlic, minced


1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine lettuce, cabbage, carrots, onion, tomatoes and turkey breast.

2. In separate bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients.

3. Pour dressing over salad and top with sesame seeds and chow mein noodles.