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Turkey Smothered with Maple Sweet Potatoes

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Turkey Smothered with Maple Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
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Comfort food at its best. Serve this quick-fix main dish anytime you crave the flavors of Thanksgiving.
Updated Oct 2, 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 pound turkey breast tenderloins
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries or currants
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup reduced-calorie maple-flavored syrup
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 can (23 ounces) sweet potatoes in light syrup, drained

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook turkey in skillet about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2
    While turkey is cooking, heat cranberries, orange juice, maple syrup, margarine and cinnamon to boiling in 1-quart saucepan. Arrange sweet potatoes around turkey. Pour orange juice mixture over turkey and potatoes.
  • 3
    Cover and cook over low heat 10 minutes. Uncover and cook about 5 minutes longer or until sauce is slightly thickened and juice of turkey is no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Sweet potatoes were the original potato! Long before white potatoes arrived on the scene, sweet potatoes were simply known as "potatoes."
  • tip 2
    Mix things up when you use a combination of dried cranberries, cherries and currants for the 1/3 cup of dried fruit.

Nutrition

320 Calories, 4 g Total Fat, 28 g Protein, 47 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Cholesterol
75 mg
Sodium
170 mg
Potassium
490 mg
Total Carbohydrate
47 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
28 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
14%
14%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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