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King-Size Drumsticks

Let your slow cooker do the work when these tender turkey legs are on the menu. Enchilada sauce, chiles and cumin give these king-size drummies a zesty treatment. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles, drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 6 turkey drumsticks (12 ounces each), skin removed
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water


  • In a large bowl, combine the enchilada sauce, chiles, oregano, garlic salt and cumin. Place the drumsticks in a 5-qt. slow cooker; top with sauce. Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer in turkey reads 180°, 8-10 hours.
  • Remove turkey to a serving platter; keep warm. Skim fat from cooking juices; transfer to a small saucepan. Bring liquid 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 drumsticks.
Nutrition Facts
1 drumstick: 306 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 202mg cholesterol, 640mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 51g protein.

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