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Turkey Sweet Potato Supper

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


  • 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


  • 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 thermometer reads 170°.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 422 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 68g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 5g fiber), 28g protein.

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  • whitelion82
    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.