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Turkey Pot Roast with Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries

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Turkey Pot Roast with Sweet Potatoes and Cranberries
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 50 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
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Sweet potatoes and cranberries add a distinctive flavor to this baked turkey dinner!
Updated Jul 23, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 to 3-lb.) boneless turkey breast
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed (5 cups)
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 6 green onions, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place turkey breast in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Arrange sweet potatoes, cranberries and onions around turkey. Pour orange juice over top. Sprinkle with marjoram and salt. Cover with foil.
  • 2
    Bake at 350°F. for 1 hour. Uncover; brush with melted butter. Bake an additional 30 minutes or until turkey is fork-tender and juices run clear, spooning pan juices over turkey and vegetables once during baking. Serve turkey and vegetables with pan juices.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Look for sweetened dried cranberries in the produce, bulk or dried fruit section of the grocery store.
  • tip 2
    Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins A and C, and low in fat. One-half cup of sweet potatoes is comparable to one medium carrot as an excellent source of vitamin A.
  • tip 3
    Garnish a platter of sliced turkey, sweet potatoes and cranberries with thin slices of orange and fresh marjoram sprigs. Have guests ladle the pan juices from a decorative bowl.

Nutrition Information

300 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 35g Protein, 23g Total Carbohydrate, 11g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
11g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
200%
200%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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