Saucy Turkey Breast

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Preparation info

  • Makes:

    6–8

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 5

Appears in

Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook: 1400 Best Slow Cooker Recipes

Fix-It and Forget-It Big Cookbook

By Phyllis Pellman Good

Published 2008

  • About

Kelly Bailey Mechanicsburg, PA • Michele Ruvola Selden, NY Ruth Fisher Leicester, NY

Ingredients

  • 3–5-lb. turkey breast, bone-in or boneless
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 16-oz. can cranberry sauce, jellied or whole-berry
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. cold water

    Method

    1. Sprinkle salt and pepper and soup mix on the top and bottom of turkey breast. Place turkey in slow cooker.
    2. Add cranberry sauce to top of turkey breast.
    3. Cover and cook on Low 4–5 hours, or on High 1–3 hours, or until tender but not dry and mushy. (A meat thermometer should read 180°.)
    4. Remove turkey from cooker and allow to rest for 10 minutes. (Keep sauce in cooker.)
    5. Meanwhile, cover cooker and turn to High. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and cold water until smooth. When sauce is boiling, stir in cornstarch paste. Continue to simmer until sauce thickens.
    6. Slice turkey and serve topped with sauce from cooker.