Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
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Whether it's Thanksgiving or a regular ol' weekday, this recipe will have tender turkey on the table in no time.This recipe by Virginia Willis appeared in the Chicago Tribune.
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slow cooker turkey breast
Total time: 3.23 hours
  • 4 to 6 pound boneless turkey breast
  • coarse salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup madeira wine
  • 1 onion, preferably vidalia, sliced
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  1. Season a 4- to 6-pound boneless turkey breast with coarse salt and freshly ground pepper.
  2. Place the turkey, skin side up, in a slow cooker.
  3. Pour over 1/4 cup Madeira wine; add 1 onion, preferably Vidalia, sliced; 1 sprig thyme; 1 garlic clove; 1 tablespoon honey.
  4. Seal with the lid.
  5. Cook on high heat, turning once, until tender, three to four hours.
  6. Transfer to a cutting board; cover with foil.
  7. Let the turkey rest 15 minutes before slicing.
  8. Pour the broth into a fat separator or remove the grease with a spoon.
  9. Strain broth into a small saucepan; heat to a boil.
  10. Taste; adjust seasonings.
  11. Keep warm over low heat until ready to serve.
  12. Spoon broth over turkey slices.