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Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

 Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce
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
15 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours

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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer