Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Stuffed with Wild Rice and Cranberries

Partner a turkey breast with just five other ingredients. You'll have a delicious main course.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

4
cups cooked wild rice
3/4
cup finely chopped onion (1 large)
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup slivered almonds
2
medium cooking apples, peeled or unpeeled, coarsely chopped (2 cups)
1
boneless whole turkey breast (4 to 5 lb), thawed if frozen

  • 1 In large bowl, mix all ingredients except turkey. Cut turkey into slices at 1-inch intervals about three-fourths of the way through, forming deep pockets.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place turkey. Stuff pockets with wild rice mixture. Place remaining rice mixture around edge of slow cooker.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours or until juice of turkey is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Thermometer inserted in center of stuffing should read 165°F.

Expert Tips

Frozen turkey breasts usually come with a netting on them to help keep them together. When cutting pockets in step 1, cut crosswise through the netting. Go ahead and cook with the netting on, then remove before carving the turkey.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
300mg
300%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
46g
46%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 6 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.