Fruited Turkey Thighs & Yams

Fruited Turkey Thighs & Yams
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An easy and delicious way to add healthful turkey to your diet.
15 min
Prep Time
8:15
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

2 tablespoons
Land O Lakes® Butter
2 to 3 pounds
turkey thighs, cut in half lengthwise
2 medium (2 cups)
yams or sweet potatoes, peeled, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
1 cup
mixed chopped dried fruit
1 teaspoon
finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1/4 teaspoon
pepper
3/4 cup
orange juice
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley
Hot cooked couscous, if desired

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add turkey thighs, skin-side down. Cook over medium-high heat, turning once, 5-7 minutes or until skin is browned. Drain off fat.
  2. Place yams in slow cooker; top with turkey thighs and dried fruit. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper. Pour orange juice over all ingredients. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8-10 hours, or on High heat setting 3-4 hours or until turkey is tender. Sprinkle with parsley.
  3. Serve with couscous, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Turkey thighs are an overlooked ingredient, but are perfect for long-cooking dishes that contain hearty flavors or sauces. They become very tender and their flavor blends well with many other recipe components.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
730
Cholesterol
210mg
Carbohydrates
46g
Protein
33g
Fat
33g
Sodium
1720mg
Dietary Fiber
4g

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