Poultry and Pasta With Pears, Cranberries, and Walnuts

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Versatile recipe modified from the October Baltimore Sun newspaper. Unusual, change from the tomatoe-based spaghetti sauces. Entirely worth buying the bottle of sherry. Great with leftover turkey.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. While pasta is cooking according to directions (even spaghetti works well in this recipe) heat oil, onions, and poultry in a skillet till brown.
  2. Measure or prepare the other ingredients then add all (but the pasta) to the onions and poultry.
  3. Cook over medium-high heat until all ingredients are hot.
  4. Drain and serve pasta with a serving of the hot mix on top.


Most Helpful

This was good. We thought it was better with a little olive oil on top for finishing.

Charmie777 March 27, 2012

This is an easily-prepared and innovative recipe. I used it with spaghetti, which wasn't ideal--next time I will probably use something that would better trap the sauce. I also probably cooked it too long--I wasn't sure how much liquid there should be, so I cooked some of it off, which made the pears and onions a little mushy.

Lise F October 14, 2005

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