I have been making this tasty dish for 30 plus years. Our family loves turkey and I make a variety of turkey dishes, but this is our favorite. I love it because I can put it in my slow cooker before I leave for work and come home to a hot, delicious dinner. It's great served over cooked noodles, rice, mashed potatoes or polenta.—Cindy Adams, Tracy, California
"I was skeptical at first about fixing turkey in a slow cooker," admits Kathy Kittell from Lenexa, Kansas. "But once I tasted this dish, I was hooked. With a little cornstarch to thicken the juices, the gravy is easily made."
"I use this recipe often for an easy Sunday dinner," writes Lois Woodward of Okeechoebee, Florida. The turkey breast gets a "holiday treatment" when served with cranberry gravy seasoned with cinnamon, cloves and allspice.
I rely on my slow cooker to prepare this chili-like specialty. It's packed with turkey sausage, pasta and vegetables. My gang gobbles it up without realizing they're eating healthy. —Sarah Bowen of Upland, California
Red pepper flakes bring a little zip to this hearty soup that's full of good-for-you ingredients. "Should you have any left over, this soup is great reheated, after flavors have had time to blend," writes Carol Custer of Clifton Park, New York. "I like to serve steaming bowls of it with rye bread."
I love my slow cooker, especially during the holidays. My mother used to make this turkey stew every year with our Thanksgiving leftovers. The recipe is simple and really celebrates the natural flavors of good, simple ingredients. To this day, it is one of my favorite meals. — Stephanie Rabbitt-Schapp, Cincinnati, Ohio
I revamped our favorite sloppy joe recipe into this thick spaghetti sauce that simmers in the slow cooker. The flavor is jazzy enough to be interesting to adults, yet mild enough to be enjoyed by children.
—Rhonda Melanson of Sarnia, Ontario