Turkey Scaloppini with Pears and Blue Cheese

Turkey Scaloppini with Pears and Blue Cheese
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20
  • Servings: 4

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About this Recipe

An elegant twist on scaloppini. Warm pears and creamy blue cheese add bold flavours to a simple dish.


2 tbsp (30 mL) Olive oil
2 lbs (1 kg) Maple Leaf Prime Naturally ® Turkey Scaloppini
1 tbsp (15 mL) Chopped fresh thyme
1 tbsp (15 mL) Honey
4 Pears, peeled, cored and cut in half
6 cups (1.5 L) Baby spinach
2 Green onions, sliced
3/4 cup (175 mL) Crumbled blue cheese
2 tsp (10 mL) Dijon mustard
2 tsp (10 mL) Honey
1 Clove Garlic, minced
1/4 cup (50 mL) Balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup ½ cup (125 mL) Extra virgin olive oil


HEAT olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey and pan fry 3-4 minutes per side or until an internal temperature of 165˚F (74˚C) is reached. Add fresh thyme, remove turkey and set aside.

ADD pears to same skillet and drizzle with honey. Reduce heat to medium and cook until pears have caramelized, about 4 to 5 minutes.

WHISK ingredients for vinaigrette in a small bowl. Toss spinach, green onion and vinaigrette in a large bowl.

Serve salad with turkey, pears and sprinkled with Blue cheese.


Add toasted pecans and dried cranberries for additional flavour.

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