Turkey with Lemon Mayonnaise Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time1 Hr 5 Min
Ready In1 Hr 25 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings9
MethodMain Ingredient


 Cooked turkey2 Pound
 Rice1 Pound
 Peas3 Ounce
 Green beans3 Ounce, chopped
 Sweetcorn3 Ounce
 Cucumber1 Medium
 Mayonnaise1 1⁄4 Pint
 Lemons2 , rind grated
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon
 Thin lemon slices8
For french dressing
 French mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Oil3⁄4 Pint
 Wine vinegar5 Fluid Ounce
 Chopped mixed herbs2 Tablespoon (Fresh)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1222 Calories from Fat 873

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 98 g150.4%

Saturated Fat 11.7 g58.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125.2 mg

Sodium 399.4 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.4%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 35 g70.2%

Vitamin A 15.2% Vitamin C 45.7%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 16.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Boil rice in plenty of salt water for 10-12 minutes or according to instructions on package.
2) Drain and wash well with cold water. Let them dry.
3) In salty water, boil peas, beans and sweetcorn.
4) Drain and let cool.
5) Peel tomatoes and slice them reserving juice.
6) Peel cucumber, dice and sprinkle with salt.
7) Leave for 20 minutes; then wash well and drain.

8) To make French dressing: Mix salt, pepper and sugar to taste with French mustard and oil. Add vinegar. Beat well. Add chopped herbs.
9) Add 2-3 teaspoons grated lemon rind in mayonnaise for flavour.
10) Cut turkey into cubes or strips, mix with half the mayonnaise.
11) With the strained tomato juice, slightly thin the remaining mayonnaise
12) Add all vegetables to cold cooked rice and moisten with French dressing.
13) Arrange this mixture down sides of a dish.
14) Spoon turkey mayonnaise down centre.
15) Spoon little extra mayonnaise over the top.

16) Sprinkle with chopped parsley mixed with remaining lemon rind, and garnish with slices of lemon made into twists and serve.