Slow-Cooker Lemon-Thyme Turkey

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

Ingredients

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

Directions

Directions

  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

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

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
120mg
120%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
43g
43%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
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.