Turkey Smothered with Maple Sweet Potatoes
All the wonderful flavors of Thanksgiving dinner are
wrapped up in this quick-as-a-wink entree.
1 pound turkey breast tenderloins
1/3 cup dried cranberries, dried cherries or currants
1/4 cup orange juice
1/3 cup reduced-calorie maple-flavored syrup
1 tbsp margarine
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1 can (23 oz) sweet potatoes in light syrup, drained
Spray 10 inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook
turkey in skillet about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown. While turkey is
cooking, heat cranberries, orange juice, maple syrup, margarine and cinnamon
to boiling in 1 quart saucepan. Arrange sweet potatoes around turkey. Pour
orange juice mixture over turkey and potatoes. Cover and cook over low heat
10 minutes. Uncover and cook about 5 minutes longer or until juice of turkey is
no longer pink when centers of thickest pieces are cut
and sauce is slightly thickened.
POINTS: 8 (5.5)
PER SERVING: 290 Calories; 28 g Protein; 4 g Fat;
42 g Carbohydrate; 170 mg Sodium; 7 g Dietary Fiber
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