Turkey Pear Skillet
Turkey breast slices or chicken breasts--cut into thin strips--can be substituted for tenderloin strips.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 cup (calculated without rice): 328 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.
Originally published as Turkey with Pears and Cranberries in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy 2005
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