Turkey Saltimbocca Toss

Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 16 mins

Saltimbocca translates as "jump into your mouth." The addition of ready-to-cook bagged sugar snap peas and cooked orzo makes it a complete meal. Pass warmed Italian bread at the table.


2tablespoons butter
2pounds presliced turkey breast fillets, cubed
1 1/2teaspoons dried sage, divided
3/4teaspoon salt
2 (8-ounce) bags sugar snap peas
4ounces ham, chopped
3/4cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2cup heavy cream
3cups hot cooked orzo
1 garlic clove, crushed


  1. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey, sage and salt. Cook 8 to 10 minutes, or until done. Add the snap peas, ham, broth and cream; cook 8 minutes or until peas are bright green and sauce is thickened.
  2. Serve over orzo.

By Sharon Sanders

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Glycemic Load 0
  • Calories 500
  • Fat 16g
  • Saturated Fat 8g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 115mg
  • Sodium 2130mg
  • Potassium 600mg
  • Carbohydrate 50g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 38g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 35%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 25%