Turkey Orzo with Dried Cherries and Feta Cheese

Update your go-to comfort food dishes with this colorful one-dish dinner.

Makes:
8 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Slow Cook:
2 hrs (low)
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Turkey Orzo with Dried Cherries and Feta Cheese

Ingredients
 
Nonstick cooking spray
1 3/4
cups whole wheat orzo
1 1/2
pounds turkey breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 3/4
cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 1/4
cups red onion, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
1/2
cup dried cherries
2
tablespoons lemon juice
3
cloves garlic, minced
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
6
cups lightly packed baby spinach
1/2
cup feta cheese (2 ounces)
1/4
1
tablespoon snipped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat. Add orzo; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden.
  2. Coat a 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker combine orzo, turkey, broth, onion, cherries, lemon juice, garlic, pepper, and salt.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 2 hours.
  4. Serve mixture on top of spinach. Sprinkle with cheese, almonds, and parsley.

Nutrition Facts

(Turkey Orzo with Dried Cherries and Feta Cheese)
    Per serving:
  • 334 kcal cal.,
  • 5 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 61 mg chol.,
  • 451 mg sodium,
  • 41 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 10 g sugar,
  • 30 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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