Bella’s leftover chistmas turkey and grilled peach salad with cranberry vinaigrette

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Grilled peach and leftover turkey salad with cranberry dressing

Serves 6-8, as an entrée or light lunch

400g baby spinach leaves 2 spring onions finely sliced 2 semi-ripe peaches Extra virgin olive oil, for brushing ½ cup of parsley leaves 400g cooked turkey meat, sliced

Vinaigrette:

2 Tbsp cranberry sauce 3 Tbsp red wine vinegar 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste

Method

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