Maple Leaf® Pork Tenderloin and Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad

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5

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Total Time
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20

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Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1pkg Maple Leaf® Canadian Maple & Apple Pork Tenderloin
  • 3cups shaved brussel sprouts
  • 1cup green apple, diced
  • 1cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 1cup green pepper, diced
  • ¼cup feta cheese
  • Dressing:
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 1tbsp mustard
  • 1tbsp honey
  • 1clove garlic, minced
  • 1tsp lime juice
  1. Prepare Maple Leaf® Canadian Maple & Apple Pork Tenderloin per package directions.
  2. Combine fruits and vegetables in a large bowl.
  3. Make the dressing. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, mustard, honey, garlic, and lime juice.
  4. Drizzle the dressing on the salad and toss to coat.
  5. Sprinkle with feta cheese and serve with pork tenderloin.
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Prefer some extra crunch? Sprinkle chopped walnuts or pecans on your salad.

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Grilled chicken and spring vegetable salad

Preparation
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10

Minutes

Total Time
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30

minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 2Maple Leaf Prime® Raised Without Antibiotics chicken breasts
  • 4cups gem lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1cup arugula or baby spinach
  • 1avocado, diced
  • 10cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4radishes, thinly sliced
  • 6asparagus spears, trimmed, blanched, cut into 2” pieces, halved lengthwise
  • ¼cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 6tbsp olive oil
  • 2tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1.5tbsp basil pesto
  • Kosher salt 
  • Pepper
  1. Preheat BBQ to 400 F.
  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper and brush with vegetable oil.
  3. Grill chicken for approx. 5 to 7 minutes each side until internal temperature reads 165 F on a meat thermometer. Let cool.  Once cool, cut into 1” pieces.
  4. Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, and pesto in a small bowl until combined. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  5. On a large platter, scatter the gem lettuce and arugula followed by the avocado, cherry tomatoes, and asparagus.   
  6. Top the salad with chicken, radishes, and feta cheese.
  7. Finish the salad with pesto vinaigrette.
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This salad is very versatile and works with all kinds of vegetable combinations. Try using sweet peas, snap peas, or white asparagus when in season. This salad also works well with goat cheese or buffalo mozzarella.

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Oven Roasted Turkey and Fresh Bean Meal Salad

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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15

Minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1175g package Maple Leaf® Natural Selections® Oven Roasted Turkey
  • 200gfresh green beans, blanched and cooled
  • 150gfresh yellow beans, blanched and cooled
  • 1bunch asparagus, blanched and cooled
  • 10cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¾lbs steamed potatoes, cooled and halved
  • 1large head boiled egg, grated and halved
  • ¾cup Emmenthaler cheese, grated
  • cup vinaigrette dressing, prepared
  1. In a large bowl combine, beans, asparagus, potatoes, tomatoes and half the cheese. Toss to coat well.
  2. Arrange salad onto a large platter.
  3. Arrange turkey slices in folds on top of salad.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and grate egg over top.
  5. Serve with fresh bread and soft butter
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This is a great make-ahead recipe. Allow salad to stand overnight in dressing for an enhanced flavor and finish salad the next day with turkey or your favorite Maple Leaf Natural Selections meat!

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Warm Chicken and Radish Spring Salad

Preparation
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5

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Total Time
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20

Minutes

Serves
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4

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  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1pkg Maple Leaf Prime® Boneless Skinless Sliced Chicken Breast
  • ½lemon, juiced
  • 1tbsp dry Cajun spice blend
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1142g package arugula
  • 1 ½cup head lettuce, chopped
  • 1cup radish, quartered
  • 4hard boiled eggs, quartered
  • 1cup croutons
  • Salad dressing:

  • 3tbsp (45 mL) white wine vinegar
  • 3tbsp (45 mL) extra virgin olive oil
  • ½lemon, juiced
  • 1tbsp parmesan cheese
  • ½tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½tsp Italian seasoning
  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. In a large bowl toss chicken with seasoning and oil.
  3. Grill about 4 minutes per side or until an internal temperature of 165 degrees is reached. Remove onto platter and keep warm.
  4. In a small bowl whisk all the ingredients and until blended.
  5. In a large bowl toss the lettuce and radish with dressing. Place onto a large platter.
  6. Sprinkle croutons over top. Arrange eggs over the salad and lay the warm chicken on top.
  7. Serve family style. Drizzle extra olive oil over top if desired.
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Make your own croutons! Use your favorite day old baguette and drizzle with olive oil and seasoning and grill. Allow to cool and cut into small chunks.

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Spring Grilled Chicken Fillet Pasta Toss

Preparation
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5

Minutes

Total Time
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20

Minutes

Serves
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4 to 6

servings

  • Ingredients

  • Preparation

  • 1pkg Maple Leaf Prime® Raised without Antibiotics Chicken Fillets
  • 1500g pkg Torchietti pasta or other shaped pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1lbs asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ¼cup cream
  • ¼cup (60 mL) chicken stock
  • 2tbsp parmesan cheese
  • 1tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
  • 1tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 ½tbsp butter
  • ½cup fresh parsley, minced
  • 1lemon, juiced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. In a large bowl toss chicken with seasoning.
  3. Brown chicken in skillet for about 4 to 5 minutes. Add asparagus and cook for about 2 minutes.
  4. Add garlic and stir for about 1 minute more. Pour in cream and broth. Bring to a simmer.
  5. Add cooked pasta and toss well to coat.
  6. Pour lemon juice over top and sprinkle with parsley and parmesan. Toss well to coat.
  7. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with extra parmesan cheese and lemon wedges.
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If you like a saucier pasta increase chicken broth to ½ cup. Serve with garlic bread.

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