Turkey with Wild Rice, Squash and Cranberries

Add something lavish to your family dinner. Serve turkey with wild rice, squash and cranberries – slow cooked to perfection!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3/4
cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed and drained
1
medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium onion, cut into wedges
1 1/4
pounds turkey breast tenderloins
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
cups chicken broth
1/2
cup dried cranberries
  • 1 Place wild rice in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Top rice with squash, onion and turkey. Sprinkle with thyme, salt and pepper.
  • 2 Pour chicken broth over all ingredients. Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until rice is tender. Stir in cranberries.

Expert Tips

Butternut squash resembles the shape of a lightbulb or pear-it's wider at one end than the other. It usually weighs between 2 and 3 pounds and has a golden yellow to camel-colored shell. You can also use about 2 pounds of other winter squash, such as Hubbard or buttercup.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
770mg
770%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.