Slow-Cooker Tuscan Turkey and Beans

Slow-cooking dried beans with flavorful canned broth is the great start for this garlicky turkey stew, with bright green frozen beans added at the end.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 9 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
cups water
1
bag (16 oz) dried navy beans (2 cups), sorted, rinsed
3
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup olive oil
3/4
cup chopped parsley
1
tablespoon Italian seasoning
2
tablespoons chopped garlic (from a jar)
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
package (1 1/2 to 2 1/4 lb) turkey thighs, skin removed
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 1 Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 3-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling over medium-high heat. Add navy beans. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 10 minutes. Drain; rinse with cold water. Place beans in slow cooker; add broth.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together olive oil, 1/2 cup of the parsley, the Italian seasoning, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Press mixture firmly onto turkey thighs. Place turkey on top of beans in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until beans are tender and turkey pulls apart easily with fork.
  • 3 Remove turkey from slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High. Stir green beans and remaining 1 teaspoon salt into slow cooker. Cover; cook 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are hot. Meanwhile, remove turkey from bones. To serve, place bean mixture in shallow bowls; top with turkey, and sprinkle with remaining parsley.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    480
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    1080mg
    1080%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    19g
    19%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    39g
    39%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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