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Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast with Sweet Potatoes

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Coax turkey breast and sweet potatoes to mingle well with this slow cooker recipe. A great side suggestion: Fresh spinach salad in raspberry vinaigrette.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

For the best color and flavor, choose a dark-orange variety of sweet potatoes for this recipe.

You can reduce the fat to 2 grams and the calories to 280 per serving by removing the skin from the turkey before cooking.

Round out this meal with a fresh spinach salad, drizzled with a raspberry vinaigrette dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
6%
Sugars
11g
11%
Protein
44g
44%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%
120%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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