Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

This herb seasoned slow cooker turkey breast recipe is quick and easy to make, and tastes delicious! It’s great for first time hosts or small gatherings. Add it to your Thanksgiving table or Christmas dinner menu.

herb seasoned slow cooker turkey breast recipe

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

This crockpot turkey recipe is my new favorite thing. It’s flavorful, it’s moist, and it’s super easy to make.

Why You’ll Love It

Here’s when and why you’ll want to make turkey breast in the slow cooker.

  • It’s perfect for small group dinners where you don’t need a full size bird.
  • It’s great entrée for a Friendsgiving dinner party.
  • You can make it to supplement your main roasted turkey on Thanksgiving if you need extra white meat.
  • It saves space and time in the oven when you have all those sides and pies to bake.
  • Make two for a larger crowd.
  • You can actually travel with this dish, for a Thanksgiving potluck.
  • If you’re a newlywed and this is your first attempt at cooking for the holiday, this recipe is foolproof.
herb slow cooker turkey breast

Easy Recipe for a Dinner Party

You don’t have to save this recipe for Thanksgiving. It’s so easy you can serve it for a dinner party menu any time. It’s also a great family weeknight meal.

easy turkey breast recipe

How to Make It

Here’s how quick and easy it is to make. Just 3 simple steps.

  1. Use a boneless turkey breast. You’ll probably find it packaged and tied together with bakers twine, similar to beef tenderloin.
  2. Rub butter and herbs onto the raw turkey and place it in a slow cooker.
  3. Pour chicken broth in and replace the lid. Cook on low for 4 to 5 hours.
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What to Serve with Turkey

Complete your holiday meal with these side dishes. They all have a little twist on traditional.

The recipe is from a fellow blogger’s cookbook, Holiday Slow Cooker. She sent me a copy so I made this dish and the sausage-cornbread dressing. Both turned out winners!

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Easy Herb Seasoned Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe

Yield: 6-8 servings

Make this easy turkey breast in the crock pot and serve it for a small dinner party or in addition to a larger holiday meal. This slow cooker turkey is moist and flavorful.

Ingredients

  • 3 pound boneless turkey breast
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (not garlic salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Mix together the butter, basil, thyme, garlic, salt & pepper.
  2. If your breast has the skin on, loosen it and rub butter mixture between the skin and the meat.
  3. If your turkey breast is skinless, just rub the butter on top of the meat. Work it under the mesh trussing if there is one.
  4. Add broth to slow cooker and place turkey breast inside.
  5. Cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees F.

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