Italian Turkey Dinner

Enjoy this slow cooked dinner made using turkey, zucchini and tomato served over couscous. Perfect if you love Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 6 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 6

Ingredients

2
bone-in turkey thighs (about 1 1/2 lb), skin removed
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
2
tablespoons tomato paste
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup uncooked couscous
1 1/2
cups water
2
cups sliced zucchini
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place turkey thighs. In small bowl, mix tomatoes, tomato paste and garlic. Pour over turkey.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, cook couscous in water as directed on package. Increase heat setting on slow cooker to High. Stir zucchini into tomato mixture. Cover; cook about 20 minutes longer or until zucchini is tender.
  • 4 To serve, remove bones from turkey. Stir gently to break up turkey. Serve over couscous.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    100mg
    100%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    31g
    31%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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