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Butter & Herb Turkey Recipe
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Butter & Herb Turkey Recipe

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My kids love a turkey meal, and this one falls off the bone. It's the ideal recipe for special family times and holidays. —Rochelle Popovic, South Bend, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (6 to 7 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Nutritional Facts

339 calories: 5 ounces cooked turkey with 1/4 gravy, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 48g protein .

Directions

  1. Rub turkey with butter. Combine the rosemary, thyme, garlic powder and pepper; sprinkle over turkey. Place in a 6-qt. slow cooker. Pour broth over top. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until tender.
  2. Remove turkey to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Gradually stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with turkey. Yield: 12 servings (3 cups gravy).
Originally published as Butter & Herb Turkey in Simple & Delicious April/May 2011, p14

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer


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ojc0806
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"so simple and delicious! The only way I make Turkey now!"

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BrittneyR
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2011

"This recipe is so simple, yet so delicious!!"

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Staciele
Reviewed May. 27, 2011

"I had the turkey in the crockpot in 10 minutes and didn't have to worry about it the rest of the day. It was tender and juicy and makes plenty for our family of 5 plus leftovers for more meals later! Super easy!"

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Ab0628
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2011

"This was fabulous. Made this for Easter dinner today, and everyone loved it. Will definitely make again."

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