Cranberry Turkey Breast with Gravy

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours


12 servings (3 cups gravy)

Updated: Nov. 05, 2022
This is wonderful served for a main holiday meal, because it's so convenient. The turkey turns out tender and moist. You can use extra slow cookers to prepare side dishes such as homemade stuffing.—Shirley Welch, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Cranberry Turkey Breast with Gravy Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (5 to 6 pounds)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Place turkey in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, orange juice, onion soup mix, salt and pepper; pour over turkey. 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.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounces cooked turkey with 1/4 cup gravy : 318 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 346mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 40g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch.