Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Bursting with juices at the first cut then served with delicious gravy drizzled over the succulent meat;  this slow cooker Turkey Breast recipe provides a flavor rich main entree for your holiday celebration that you will be proud to serve to your family and friends. Cover the breasts with my simple recommended seasonings and slowly stew with tasty vegetables to create a lingering invitation of aromatic bliss that will resonate throughout the home on notes of fresh herbs. Once you let the slow cooker work its magic, transfer the juicy bird to the baking sheet and roast the skin to a crispy perfection (stay in the kitchen as this usually only take 5 to 7 minutes).  

This gravy recipe will be an instant hit at the table as the remnants of the slow cooked turkey are thickened to your preference with mouth watering satisfaction from my easy to follow recipe style cheat code, that I know you will love.  For those of us that may not require the entire bird for the Holiday feast, this recipe puts the main entree at the center of the table with little hassle and very predictable cook times. Watch the video and follow the detailed instructions below to have this gorgeous hunk of meat featured at your table this feasting season. 

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In a small bowl: combine all the seasoning ingredients together and mix. Set aside.

Rinse, clean and pat the turkey breast dry (using a paper towel). Rub the seasoning mixture all over the turkey breast. Place the breast in the slow cooker. Add garlic, broth, thyme and onion to the cooker then cover with lid. Slow cook on low for 6 hours.

Remove breast from the slow cooker and transfer to a baking sheet. Broil the breast in the oven for 5-6 minutes or until golden. Cover with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

Use a fine mesh and strain the broth; discard the vegetables and fat. Set aside until ready to use.

Heat the sauce pan to medium-high. Melt the butter then add flour as you whisk. Slowly add the broth, whisk until smooth. Add Worcestershire sauce as you continue to whisk. Turn down the heat to medium and let simmer for 7-8 minutes or until desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

Slice the breast and place on a serving platter. Serve with gravy and enjoy!

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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow cooker Turkey Breast recipe provides a flavor rich main entree for your holiday celebration that you will be proud to serve to your family and friends. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs
Total Time 6 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 5-6 lbs turkey breast with bone & skin
  • 1 cup unsalted/low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 onion cut in half
  • 1 garlic head cut in half
  • 4 spring fresh thyme
  • 1 carrot cut in half
  • 1 celery cut in half

Seasoning

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper

Gravy

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl: combine all the seasoning ingredients together and mix. Set aside.
  • Rinse, clean and pat the turkey breast dry (using a paper towel). Rub the seasoning mixture all over the turkey breast. Place the breast in the slow cooker. Add garlic, broth, thyme, carrot, celery and onion to the cooker then cover with lid. Slow cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Remove breast from the slow cooker and transfer to a baking sheet. Broil the breast in the oven for 5-6 minutes or until golden. Cover with aluminum foil until ready to serve.

Gravy

  • Use a fine mesh and strain the broth; discard the vegetables and fat. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Heat the sauce pan to medium-high. Melt the butter then add flour as you whisk. Slowly add the broth, whisk until smooth. Add Worcestershire sauce as you continue to whisk. Turn down the heat to medium and let simmer for 7-8 minutes or until desired consistency. Season with salt and pepper.

Slice the breast and place on a serving platter. Serve with gravy and enjoy!

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