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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast is the easiest way to make a Thanksgiving turkey for a smaller crowd. Made with brown sugar and flavorful herbs.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot turkey breast, Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 152kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless turkey breast with skin about 2 to 2 ½ pounds
  • 1 cup chicken broth low-sodium
  • 2 stalks celery halved
  • 2 carrots quartered
  • 1 large red onion cut into ½" wedges
  • 4 cloves garlic whole

Rub mixture:

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Italian herbs
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • In a small bowl mix all the Rub mixture ingredients.
  • Spread the mixture evenly over the turkey breast.
  • Pour the broth to the bottom of a slow cooker and place the vegetables on the bottom.
  • Place the turkey breast, skin side up, on top of the vegetables.
  • Cover with the lid and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165°F. Do not overcook.
  • For crispy skin, place the turkey breast on a foil-lined baking sheet and broil for 3-5 minutes or until browned.
  • Brush with melted butter from time to time or leftover rub mixture.
  • Let it rest for 15 minutes before slicing and serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 653mg | Potassium: 376mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2768IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg