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Wild Rice Turkey Dinner Recipe

Wild Rice Turkey Dinner Recipe

"We live in the northwoods of Wisconsin, and the wild rice, squash and cranberries I use for this dish are locally grown," writes Tabitha Dodge from her home in Conover. She combine these ingredients with turkey tenderloins for a complete and satisfying supper.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup uncooked wild rice
  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 turkey breast tenderloins (8 ounces each)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries

Directions

  • 1. In a 4 qt. slow cooker, layer the rice, squash, onion and turkey. Add broth; sprinkle with salt, pepper and thyme. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove turkey; cut into slices. Stir cranberries into rice mixture. Using a slotted spoon, serve squash mixture with turkey. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 346 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 1,032 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 22 g protein.