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Country Club Turkey Salad with Finger Sandwiches

INGREDIENTS:2 ½ pounds turkey breast
1 ½ cups red wine vinegar
as needed, salt
as needed, freshly ground white pepper
1 ½ cups mayonnaise
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 ½ pounds red seedless grapes
1 pound walnuts, chopped
1 pound celery, diced fine
1 pound cream cheese, softened
16 slices, date nut bread
1 ½ pound mixed greens, washed, dried and well chilledDIRECTIONS: For turkey preparation:
Remove skin and bone from turkey breast. Cook turkey until meat thermometer registers 170¦F. Cut cooked turkey into 3/4-inch cubes. Mix together red wine vinegar and seasonings. Toss turkey in red wine. Drain off excess liquid.

For salad:
Prepare creamy dressing by folding mayonnaise and heavy whipping cream together. Mix turkey with grapes, walnuts, celery and creamy dressing. Cover, chill and hold for service.

For sandwich garnish:
Spread cream cheese on 8 slices of bread. Top with remaining 8 slices. Cut each sandwich into 3 equal sections.

For plating and service:
Place mixed greens in a shallow pasta bowl and arrange turkey salad in center of greens. Garnish with sandwich wedges.SERVINGS:8 servingsFrom:David Brown, The Manhattan Grill, Denver, ColoradoPHOTO CREDIT:Photo Credit: NATIONAL TURKEY FEDERATION