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Turkey Pear Skillet Recipe
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Turkey Pear Skillet Recipe

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Turkey breast slices or chicken breasts--cut into thin strips--can be substituted for tenderloin strips.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sweet white wine
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (20 ounces) turkey breast tenderloins, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 medium pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • Hot cooked long grain and wild rice mix, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without rice) equals 328 calories, 12 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 307 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 25 g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, wine, cranberry juice, sage and salt until blended; set aside. In a large skillet, saute turkey and onion in oil for 10-12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  2. Stir broth mixture and add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the pears, walnuts, cranberries and parsley; cover and cook for 3 minutes or until heated through. Serve with rice if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Pear Skillet in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p127

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