Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Sweet Potatoes

Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Sweet Potatoes

Coax turkey breast and sweet potatoes to mingle well with this slow cooker recipe. A great side suggestion: Fresh spinach salad in raspberry vinaigrette.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

8:25

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

4- to 5-pound bone-in turkey breast, thawed if frozen
2
to 3 dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup frozen pearl onions (from 1-pound bag), thawed
1/2
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-ounce carton)
1/4
cup orange marmalade
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
  1. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place turkey in cooker. Arrange sweet potatoes and onions around turkey. Mix remaining ingredients except cornstarch and water in small bowl; pour over turkey and vegetables.
  2. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  3. Remove turkey and vegetables from cooker; cover to keep warm. If desired, skim fat from juices in cooker. Pour juices into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup. Mix cornstarch and water in small bowl until smooth; stir into juices in cup. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture thickens. Serve with turkey and vegetables.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
For the best color and flavor, choose a dark-orange variety of sweet potatoes for this recipe.
Health Twist
You can reduce the fat to 2 grams and the calories to 280 per serving by removing the skin from the turkey before cooking.
Serve-With
Round out this meal with a fresh spinach salad, drizzled with a raspberry vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 360
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 115mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 44g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 6 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.