Turkey Sweet Potato Supper Recipe
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Turkey Sweet Potato Supper Recipe

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This streamlined but elegant version of a traditional turkey dinner is a quick meal that's sure to brighten any table and set holiday spirits stirring! Margaret Wilson - Hemet, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 turkey breast tenderloins (8 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (2 pounds, 8 ounces) sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 422 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 5g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, brown turkey in butter on each side. Arrange sweet potatoes around turkey. Combine the cranberries, maple syrup, orange juice and cinnamon; pour over sweet potatoes. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until a meat thermometer reads 170°.
  2. Remove turkey and sweet potatoes to a serving platter. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve with turkey and sweet potatoes. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Turkey Sweet Potato Supper in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p24

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whitelion82 User ID: 2403553 176039
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2011

"Though the canned sweet potatoes make this recipe easier, they tend to fall apart during cooking, making more of a sauce. I'm going to try boiling my own sweet potatoes next time."

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