Southwestern Turkey and Tomatoes

Add something spicy to your family's Southwestern dinner night with this slow-cooked turkey.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 1/4
lb. turkey breast tenderloins, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with Mexican seasoning, undrained
1/2
medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1
teaspoon sugar
3
teaspoons chili powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons lime juice

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  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add turkey; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Place turkey in 2 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over turkey.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 4 to 6 hours.
  • 1 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add turkey; cook 4 to 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Place turkey in 2 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over turkey.
  • 3 Cover; cook on low setting for 4 to 6 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Cilantro is a popular herb used in many Southwest-style recipes. It has a pungent flavor and aroma with a cool, minty overtone. Sprinkle a couple of tablespoons of chopped fresh cilantro over the turkey just before serving to add extra flavor to this dish.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
145
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
60mg
60%;
Sodium
440mg
440%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
16%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.