Slow-Cooker Lemon-Thyme Turkey

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

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

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
  • 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.

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 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.