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Turkey Smothered with Maple Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 0

Comfort food at its best. Serve this quick-fix main dish anytime you crave the flavors of Thanksgiving. MORE + LESS -

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

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
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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