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Herbed Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours + standing


12 servings

A holiday meal warrants an elegant, satisfying entree. This one promises to deliver. The turkey comes out of the slow cooker moist and tender, and the herbs make a flavorful gravy. —Lorie Miner, Kamas, Utah
Herbed Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 bone-in turkey breast (6 to 7 pounds), thawed and skin removed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup spreadable garden vegetable cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place turkey breast and water in a 6-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix remaining ingredients; rub over turkey. Cook, covered, on low 5-6 hours or until turkey is tender.
  2. Remove turkey from slow cooker; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.

Nutrition Facts

6 ounces cooked turkey: 264 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 44g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 6 lean meat.

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