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Turkey Breast Braised with Cider and Apples

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  Shallots 3 , thinly sliced
  Thin skinned potatoes 6 Small, scrubbed and cut lengthwise into quarters (Each About 2 Inches In Diameter)
  Dry bay leaf 1
  Tart green apples 2 Medium, peeled, cored, and cut into eighths
  Skinless boneless turkey breast halves 2 1⁄2 Pound, rolled and tied
  Ground white pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Apple cider/Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, blended with 2 tablespoons cold water
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon

In a 4-quart or larger electric slow cooker, combine shallots, potatoes, and bay leaf.
Arrange apples over potato mixture.
Rinse turkey, pat dry, and place on top of apples; sprinkle with white pepper, nutmeg, and cinnamon.
Pour in cider.
Cover and cook at low setting until meat in thickest part is very tender when pierced (8 to 10 hours).
Carefully lift turkey to a warm serving dish.
Using a slotted spoon, lift out apples and potatoes and arrange around turkey.
Keep warm.
Blend cornstarch mixture into cooking liquid.
Increase cooker heat setting to high; cover and cook, stirring 2 or 3 times, until sauce is thickened (12 to 15 more minutes).
Season sauce to taste with salt.
To serve, slice turkey about 1/4 inch thick.
Spoon some of the sauce over turkey slices, apples, and potatoes; sprinkle with parsley.
Serve remaining sauce in a bowl or pitcher to add to taste.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Slow Cooked
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
615 Minutes
Ready In: 
620 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1095 Calories from Fat 45

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.9%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.7 mg16.6%

Sodium 571 mg23.8%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.7%

Dietary Fiber 14.5 g58.2%

Sugars 24.5 g

Protein 144 g288%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 217%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 24.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Turkey Breast Braised With Cider And Apples Recipe