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Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce Recipe

This is a very tasty and easy way to cook a turkey breast in the slow cooker. Ideal for holiday potlucks, the sweet cranberry sauce complements the turkey nicely. —Marie Ramsden, Fairgrove, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:15 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless turkey breast halves (3 pounds each)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

  • 1. Place turkey breasts in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, 1/2 cup water and soup mix. Pour over turkey. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until meat is tender. Remove turkey and keep warm.
  • 2. Transfer cooking juices to a large saucepan. Combine the cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Bring cranberry mixture to a boil; gradually stir in cornstarch mixture until smooth. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice turkey; serve with cranberry sauce. Yield: 15 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 248 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 112 mg cholesterol, 259 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 45 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer