Slow Cooker Cranberry Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

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Slow Cooker Cranberry Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

It's Thanksgiving in a slow cooker, for when you feel like holiday eats outside of the actual event. Note that 1 package of turkey tenderloin should contain 2 (1-pound) tenderloins.

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 2 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 package lean turkey tenderloin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 (14-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce

Directions

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  1. Coat the bowl of a large slow cooker (like 4-quart, 5-quart, or bigger) with cooking spray.
  2. Wash the sweet potatoes. Chop each sweet potato into a 1-inch medium dice. Add potatoes into the slow cooker bowl, along with orange juice, sage, and thyme. Stir to combine ingredients together.
  3. Place the 2 turkey tenderloins over the potato mixture. Season turkey with salt and pepper; add cranberry sauce over the turkey, using a spatula to spread it over the turkey.
  4. Cover slow cooker with lid and cook until both the potatoes and turkey are fully-cooked, about 4 to 5 hours on high temperature or 8 to 10 hours on low temperature.
  5. Transfer the turkey to a cutting board to slice. Use a slotted spoon to remove the diced sweet potato and serve; or use a potato masher to smash the sweet potato with remaining liquid in slow cooker for a sweet potato mash. Serve.

Keep it Healthy: Some turkey breast tenderloins in the grocery store are already marinated, which means added sodium. Try to rinse the marinade off the turkey if that is the case.

Cooking Tip: Substitute apple cider for the orange juice for an autumn feel.

Tip: Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce has just a tad less sugar than the Jellied Cranberry Sauce. However, the jellied version is a fine substitute if needed.

Nutrition Facts

Slow Cooker Cranberry Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

CaloriesCalories

360 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

39.7g Per Serving

FiberFiber

4.7g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 360
Total Fat 1.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 93.7 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44.5 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 18.5 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 39.7 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 starch, 1 other carbohydrate, 5 lean meat

 

It's Thanksgiving in a slow cooker, for when you feel like holiday eats outside of the actual event. Note that 1 package of turkey tenderloin should contain 2 (1-pound) tenderloins.

Nutrition Facts

Slow Cooker Cranberry Turkey Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

CaloriesCalories

360 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

39.7g Per Serving

FiberFiber

4.7g Per Serving
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Calories 360
Total Fat 1.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.2 g
Cholesterol 93.7 mg
Sodium 356 mg
Total Carbohydrate 44.5 g
Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
Sugars 18.5 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 39.7 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 starch, 1 other carbohydrate, 5 lean meat

Ingredients

Servings  6  

  • 2 pound sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup 100% orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 package lean turkey tenderloin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 (14-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. Coat the bowl of a large slow cooker (like 4-quart, 5-quart, or bigger) with cooking spray.
  2. Wash the sweet potatoes. Chop each sweet potato into a 1-inch medium dice. Add potatoes into the slow cooker bowl, along with orange juice, sage, and thyme. Stir to combine ingredients together.
  3. Place the 2 turkey tenderloins over the potato mixture. Season turkey with salt and pepper; add cranberry sauce over the turkey, using a spatula to spread it over the turkey.
  4. Cover slow cooker with lid and cook until both the potatoes and turkey are fully-cooked, about 4 to 5 hours on high temperature or 8 to 10 hours on low temperature.
  5. Transfer the turkey to a cutting board to slice. Use a slotted spoon to remove the diced sweet potato and serve; or use a potato masher to smash the sweet potato with remaining liquid in slow cooker for a sweet potato mash. Serve.

Keep it Healthy: Some turkey breast tenderloins in the grocery store are already marinated, which means added sodium. Try to rinse the marinade off the turkey if that is the case.

Cooking Tip: Substitute apple cider for the orange juice for an autumn feel.

Tip: Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce has just a tad less sugar than the Jellied Cranberry Sauce. However, the jellied version is a fine substitute if needed.