Crockpot turkey breast is flavorful and so delicious while being super easy. Once you try it, you will be hooked on this amazing but effortless meal.
Crockpot turkey breast
Family dinner is so much easier thanks to this super easy turkey breast in the crock pot. Come home to this turkey being ready to enjoy. It is a game changer!
You can save oven space during the Holidays or special dinners when you have a ton of things to bake. Free up that space and put the turkey in the crock pot. You will love it.
Not only does this save time but the turkey is really tender and delicious. Everyone will love it!
For the Turkey:
- Boneless Skinless Turkey Breasts – You can also use a bone-in turkey breast for this recipe.
- minced garlic
- Dried Thyme Leaves
- Salt and pepper
For the Gravy:
- juices from the crock pot
- chicken broth
- Cold Water
How to make Crockpot turkey breast
First, combine the butter, garlic, paprika, thyme, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
Once the onions are in, put the turkey breast on top.
Next, pour the butter mixture over all of the ingredients in the crock pot. That is it!
Place the lid on the crock pot and cook on low for 5to 6 hours or on high for 2.5 to 3 hours. The turkey breast needs to have an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
Once the turkey has finished cooking, take it out of the crock pot. Allow the crock pot to rest for 5 minutes before you slice it.
Let’s make the gravy for slow cooker turkey breast.
First, remove 1 cup of the sauce from the crock pot and put in a small saucepan. Add the chicken broth and heat the mixture over medium high heat until it boils slightly.
Second, get a small bowl out to combine the cornstarch and water together. Heat the mixture and whisk for about 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring until the sauce starts to thicken and it is the consistency you prefer.
The turkey should be ready to slice now. After you slice it, place the turkey on a platter and drizzle gravy over it. Enjoy!
How do you keep a turkey moist and juicy?
Traditionally, due to the lean nature of turkey, a brine is needed to keep it moist and juicy.
However, cooking a turkey breast in the crock pot will keep the meat moist and juicy without any brining necessary. Don’t you love the benefits of slow cooking?
What to serve with slow cooker turkey breast:
- Green Bean Casserole
- Crockpot Mashed Potatoes
- Crock Pot Mac and Cheese Recipe
- Sweet Potato Casserole
- Crock Pot Cheesy Potato Casserole
- Crockpot Cranberry Sauce
I have several crock pots and I love to make the sides in them while the turkey is in my large slow cooker. It sure makes for a really easy meal.
What to make with leftover turkey?
One thing I do often around here is cook once and eat twice! I am a huge fan of taking leftovers and turning them into something new and fabulous.
Not only do we save time and money but everyone gets to enjoy great meals all week.
These are a few of our favorite ideas:
- Turkey and Cheese Crescent Roll Ups
- Hawaiian Turkey and Cheese Sliders
- Stuffing Muffins
- Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole – Substitute turkey for the chicken in this delicious casserole.
- Easy Nacho Chicken Casserole – Use turkey instead of chicken. It will still be delicious.
This slow cooker turkey breast is so easy!
This is one of our favorite turkey recipes. It is moist, flavorful and delicious for a great meal.
This recipe is easy enough for busy weeks but special enough for Holidays. Spend more time with your family and less time in the kitchen! It is a win all around.
If you have ever been disappointed by dry turkey, this recipe will definitely be a hit. It is so moist without any effort at all.
Make this easy turkey breast for an easy and delicious meal. We also have an Instant pot turkey breast recipe if you prefer using the pressure cooker.
Print this Slow Cooker boneless Turkey Breast recipe:
Crockpot turkey breast is flavorful and so delicious while being super easy. Once you try it, you will be hooked on this amazing meal.
- For the Turkey:
- 6 lbs Boneless Skinless Turkey Breasts
- 1 large onion Sliced
- 4 Tbsp Butter melted
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1 tsp Paprika
- 1 tsp Dried Thyme Leaves
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Pepper
- For the Gravy:
- 1 cup juices from the crock pot
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
- 1/4 cup Cold Water
Combine the butter, garlic, paprika, thyme, salt and pepper together in a small bowl.
Place the sliced onions at the bottom of a 6 quart crock pot. Place the turkey breast on top.
Pour the butter mixture over the top of the ingredients in the crock pot.
Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 2.5-3 hours until the turkey breast reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.
Remove the turkey breast from the crock pot and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing.
Transfer 1 cup of the sauce from the crock pot to a small saucepan and stir in the chicken broth.
Heat over medium high heat until the mixture starts to boil slightly.
Combine the cornstarch and water together in a small bowl. Whisk the cornstarch mixture into the saucepan and heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly until the sauce thickens to the consistency that you prefer.
Slice the turkey and serve with the gravy drizzled over the top and enjoy!
You can also use a bone-in turkey breast for this recipe.