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Lemony Turkey Breast

 Lemony Turkey Breast
Lemon and a hint of garlic add a lovely touch to these moist slices of slow-cooked turkey breast. I usually serve the gravy over a combination of white and brown rice, along with broccoli for a healthy meal. —Lynn Laux of Ballwin, Missouri
14 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (5 to 6 pounds)
  • 1 medium lemon, halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth


  • Remove skin from turkey. Pat turkey dry with paper towels; spray
  • turkey with cooking spray. Place breast side up in a 5-qt. slow
  • cooker. Squeeze half of the lemon over turkey; sprinkle with
  • lemon-pepper and garlic salt. Place lemon halves under turkey.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-7 hours or until meat is tender. Remove
  • turkey and keep warm. Discard lemon.
  • For gravy, pour cooking liquid into a measuring cup; skim fat. In a
  • saucepan, combine cornstarch and broth until smooth. Gradually stir
  • in cooking liquid. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or
  • until thickened. Serve with turkey. Yield: 14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 4 ounces cooked turkey with 2 tablespoons gravy equals 154 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.