Recipe for Juicy Turkey Breast Using a Slow Cooker

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The next time you're craving turkey, skip roasting the whole bird and try cooking turkey breast in the slow cooker. This effortless recipe yields tender, juicy, flavorful turkey breast meat that's perfect for soup, sandwiches, casseroles, pot pies, and so much more. You can also shred the meat and freeze it for up to 2 months.

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Things You'll Need

  • 3-pound bone-in turkey breast, (1)

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning

  • 1/2 cup turkey broth

  • 6-quart slow cooker

Step 1

If you're shopping for a new slow cooker, try the CRUX 6-Quart Programmable Digital Slow Cooker. It has a 20-hour digital countdown timer, silicone grip handles and a lid holder.

Remove the skin from the turkey breast. Brush turkey breast with olive oil and set aside. In a small bowl combine the garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, pepper and Italian seasoning; rub over entire turkey breast.

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Transfer the turkey breast to a 6-quart slow cooker and add turkey broth. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours, or until tender and cooked through.

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Step 2

Slice and serve warm.

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