Slow-Cooker Italian Turkey Dinner

Slow-Cooker Italian Turkey Dinner

Add something flavorful to your family’s Italian dinner tonight! Make this delicious slow cooked turkey and zucchini, mixed with tomato paste - a wonderful meal.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

6:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

2
bone-in turkey thighs (about 1 1/2 lb), skin removed
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
2
tablespoons tomato paste
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup uncooked couscous
1 1/2
cups water
2
cups sliced zucchini
  1. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place turkey thighs. In small bowl, mix tomatoes, tomato paste and garlic. Pour over turkey.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  3. About 25 minutes before serving, cook couscous in water as directed on package. Increase heat setting on slow cooker to High. Stir zucchini into tomato mixture. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until zucchini is tender.
  4. To serve, remove bones from turkey. Stir gently to break up turkey. Serve over couscous.
Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 31g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.