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Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy Recipe for Two

This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy is juicy, tender and delicious. A boneless turkey breast is slow cooked to perfection and topped with smooth onion gravy.

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy

 

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This dish is perfect for a holiday celebration with a couple friends, Thanksgiving or Christmas for two, or a weeknight meal with lunch for the next day.

 

How to make Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy:

For the Turkey:

Remove and discard any packaging and netting from the turkey breast.

 

Place the thawed turkey breast in the bottom of a 4 quart crock pot, skin side up. Click here for a 4 quart slow cooker Crockpot.

boneless turkey breast in a crockpot

 

Add the chicken broth.

boneless turkey breast and broth in a crockpot

 

Spread the minced garlic over top of the turkey.

boneless turkey breast covered in garlic, pepper, and broth in a crockpot

 

Sprinkle salt and fresh cracked black pepper over top.

 

Cut the onion into rings and layer on top of the turkey.

boneless turkey breast covered in garlic, pepper, onions and broth in a crockpot

 

Cover and cook on low for 8 hours and do not open the lid.

 

Line a broiler pan with foil and spray with non-stick spray and pre-heat the broiler.

 

Leave the onions and broth in the crockpot and carefully remove the cooked turkey to the broiler pan, skin side up, and set aside.

cooked bonless turkey breast on a broiler pan

 

For the Gravy:

Turn the crockpot to high heat.

 

Add the butter to the broth in the crockpot, stir until melted.

 

Whisk together the cornstarch with the  water until a smooth slurry forms, and then whisk into the turkey drippings inside the crockpot.

turkey gravy in a crockpot

 

Simmer for about 15 minutes or until thickened, whisking occasionally.

 

At the same time, broil the turkey for about 5 – 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Watch it closely so it doesn’t burn.

 

Slice the turkey and serve with the gravy. Like this gravy boat? You can get one here.

Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy Recipe serves 2

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Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy dinner Recipe for two

 

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Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy Recipe for two
Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs 20 mins
Total Time
8 hrs 25 mins
 
This Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy is juicy, tender and delicious. A boneless turkey breast is slow cooked to perfection and topped with smooth onion gravy.
Course: Christmas, Main Course, New Year's Eve, Thanksgiving
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot turkey and gravy, slow cooker turkey and gravy
Servings: 4
Calories: 446 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
For the Turkey:
  • 3 lb boneless turkey breast (thawed)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3 cloves jarred minced garlic
  • Salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 sweet onion
For the Gravy:
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 Tablespoons water
Instructions
For the Turkey:
  1. Remove and discard any packaging and netting from the turkey breast.
  2. Place the thawed turkey breast in the bottom of a 4 quart crock pot, skin side up. Click here for a 4 quart slow cooker Crockpot.
  3. Add the chicken broth.
  4. Spread the minced garlic over top of the turkey.
  5. Sprinkle salt and fresh cracked black pepper over top.
  6. Cut the onion into rings and layer on top of the turkey.
  7. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours and do not open the lid.
  8. Line a broiler pan with foil and spray with non-stick spray and pre-heat the broiler.
  9. Leave the onions and broth in the crockpot and carefully remove the cooked turkey to the broiler pan, skin side up, and set aside.
For the Gravy:
  1. Turn the crockpot to high heat.
  2. Add the butter to the broth in the crockpot, stir until melted.
  3. Whisk together 2 tablespoons of cornstarch with 3 tablespoons water until a smooth slurry forms, and then whisk into the turkey drippings inside the crockpot.
  4. Simmer for about 15 minutes or until thickened, whisking occasionally.
  5. At the same time, broil the turkey for about 5 - 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Watch it closely so it doesn't burn.

  6. Slice the turkey and serve with the gravy. Click here for a gravy boat.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Gravy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 446 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 198mg 66%
Sodium 776mg 32%
Potassium 972mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 4g
Protein 75g 150%
Vitamin A 4.9%
Vitamin C 5.1%
Calcium 6.4%
Iron 12.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Karly
    September 7, 2018 at 10:24 am

    Oh my this looks delicious! I’m going to have to make this soon.

    • Reply
      Zona
      September 7, 2018 at 10:31 am

      Hi Karly, it is very delicious! Let me know if you like it 🙂

  • Reply
    Kay
    September 7, 2018 at 5:44 pm

    Have you tried this with a bone -in turkey breast? I like to buy a 7 lb. one so I can have some for sandwiches later.

    • Reply
      Zona
      September 8, 2018 at 7:59 am

      Hi Kay, I have not tried it with a bone in breast but I’m pretty sure it would turn out just fine. Let me know how it goes if you try it 🙂

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