GARLIC BUTTER, LEMON, HERB SLOW COOK TURKEY BREAST

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Jamie Tarence

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@family_savvy

This easy, foolproof recipe yields moist, fork-tender turkey that melts in your mouth. I created it on a whim and was amazed at how yummy it turned out.
Fresh lemon juice helps tenderize the meat and the leftover rinds act as a base to prop the turkey. I add more lemon flavor with lemon pepper seasoning.
Herbs are strictly personal. For this recipe, I recommend Penzey’s Northwoods, a mix of salt, pepper, paprika, thyme, rosemary, garlic & chipotle. Paprika is a must to help give a good color to the surface of the meat. I throw in fresh rosemary any time I have it; I love rosemary on fowl.

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Comments:
Serves:
3-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
5 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb
    turkey breast, thawed (i got my turkey breast at aldi, of all places. it's not a place i shop often, especially for meat. but this turkey breast is a winner….an #aldifind for sure)
  • 4 Tbsp
    garlic & herb butter (i use kerrygold), softened
  • 1
    lemon, halved
  • 3 tsp
    lemon pepper seasoning
  • 3 tsp
    penzeys northwoods seasoning (or your favorite turkey seasoning blend)
  • 1 c
    chicken bone broth (bone broth is so much richer and healthier than regular broth)

How to Make GARLIC BUTTER, LEMON, HERB SLOW COOK TURKEY BREAST

Step-by-Step

  1. Remove mesh from thawed turkey; rinse and pat dry.
  2. Spread garlic butter over entire turkey and under skin if possible.
  3. Sprinkle all seasonings over turkey; rub on all sides.
  4. Squeeze lemon juice over; place squeezed lemon in bottom of slow cooker.
  5. Pour bone broth in slow cooker.
  6. Place turkey breast atop lemons.
  7. Cook on low for 4-5 hours; make sure internal temperature reaches at leas 165 degrees F.
  8. Turn off slow cooker; baste turkey with all drippings.
  9. Allow turkey to sit for 15 minutes.
  10. Slice and baste with drippings.

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About GARLIC BUTTER, LEMON, HERB SLOW COOK TURKEY BREAST

Course/Dish: Turkey
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy



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