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 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

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.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
100mg
100%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
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.