Crock Pot Turkey

Deena Dooley


I am a busy working professional & mom! I am always looking for recipes for my family and I to prepare in the kitchen and then ... maximize family time. I came across a crockpot recipe one Thanksgiving and put my own recipe spin to it. It was a big hit.

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20 Min
7 Hr 30 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


6 lb
whole turkey or turkey breast
2 large
1 large
4 clove
22 oz
chicken broth
extra virgin olive oil
1 pkg
good seasons italian salad dsg
1 tsp
bells all natural seasoning (salt-free)
1 tsp
badia poultry seasoning
1 tsp
garlic powder
fresh ground pepper to taste
1/2 c
dash of sweetner (used raw sugar)
pats of butter


1Wash and Dry Turkey (or turkey Breast) - leave the skin on. Set aside. Coat crockpot with olive oil.

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2Slice one onion in to fourths. Place onion on bottom of crockpot to make a shelf for turkey to sit on. For garlic lovers, add a few extra garlic cloves on the bottom in this step. Slice the other onion in to four wedges. Slice orange in to four wedges.

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3In a bowl, thoroughly mix all dry seasonings together.

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4Rub entire turkey (or turkey breast - both inside and out) with olive oil. Gently pull skin away from breast. Season entire turkey including under the skin. Add 2 pats of butter under the skin.

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5Insert onions, oranges and garlic cloves into chest cavity.

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6Place turkey in crockpot breast side up resting on the sliced onions.

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7Add chicken broth and chardonnay, trying not to wash off seasons.

8This step is as per my crockpot. I have noticed that not all crockpots are alike. Adjust to your cooking crockpot time. Mine: 90minutes on high and 5 hours on low.

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9Gently shred turkey in crockpot and keep warm.

10Very moist and juicy! Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy