Italian Turkey-Rice Dinner

Add something tasty to your family’s Italian dinner with this slow-cooked dish that features turkey, rice and veggies.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

3
medium carrots, shredded (2 cups)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
small red bell pepper, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/3
cup water
4
turkey thighs (8 to 12 oz each), skin removed
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
cup shredded Italian-style six-cheese blend or mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix carrots, celery, bell pepper, basil and water. Sprinkle turkey with salt and pepper; place on vegetable mixture.
  • 2 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 3 Remove turkey from cooker. Stir rice and oregano into vegetable mixture; return turkey to cooker. Cover and cook on Low heat setting about 1 hour or until rice is tender.
  • 4 Remove turkey from cooker. Stir cheese into rice mixture until melted. Serve with turkey.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    235mg
    235%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    27g
    27%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    65g
    65%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    190%;
    Vitamin C
    35%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 8 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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