Slow-Cooker Lemon-Thyme Turkey

Slow-Cooker Lemon-Thyme Turkey

Great weeknight dinner! Flavor turkey breast with zesty lemon and earthy thyme.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

6:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

4- to 5-lb bone-in turkey breast, thawed if frozen
2
teaspoons butter or margarine, melted
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
cup water
  1. Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place turkey in cooker. In small bowl, mix butter, lemon peel and garlic; rub over turkey breast. Sprinkle with thyme and lemon-pepper seasoning.
  2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  3. Remove turkey from cooker; cover turkey to keep warm. If desired, skim fat from juices in cooker. Pour juices from cooker into 4-cup microwavable measuring cup. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into juices in cup. Microwave uncovered on High 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute, until mixture thickens. Serve with sliced turkey.
Makes 8 servings (with 3 tablespoons sauce each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tip
Prepare a package of instant stuffing mix to serve with the turkey and gravy. Cooked carrots and warm dinner rolls complete the meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 290
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 120mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 43g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 6 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.