Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Carrots & Cranberry Gravy

Slow-Cooked Turkey

Portions:
6

Serving Size:
2-1/2 ounces turkey, 1/3 cup vegetables, 1/4 cup cranberry gravy

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup onion
  • 1/3 cup celery
  • 2 cups carrots
  • 18 ounces boneless, skinless turkey breast
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce

Preparation

  1. Dice the onion. Slice the celery and carrots.
  2. Place the turkey breast in a slow cooker and sprinkle with poultry seasoning and bouillon granules. 
  3. Spoon cranberry sauce on top; add the vegetables.
  4. Cover slow cooker with a lid, turn heat to high and cook for 4 hours.
  5. Remove turkey breast and slice. Serve with vegetables and cranberry gravy.

Helpful hints

  • Whole turkey breast may be substituted for boneless turkey.
  • Spray slow cooker pot with nonstick cooking spray or use a slow cooker liner for easier cleanup.
  • Frozen onion and carrots may be used instead of fresh vegetables.
  • A very small portion of regular bouillon adds flavor.  Portion control helps keep sodium content within the limits of a low-sodium diet.
  • Serve with noodles, rolls, margarine and fruit salad.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 216

Protein 18 g

Carbohydrates 25 g

Fat 6 g

Cholesterol 36 mg

Sodium 183 mg

Potassium 373 mg

Phosphorus 187 mg

Calcium 43 mg

Fiber 2.4 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2

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