Moist Italian Turkey Breast
This recipe renders some of the juiciest turkey I have ever eaten. High in lean protein, it’s a smart entree for a special occasion.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours + standing
- 1 pound carrots, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 2 medium onions, cut into wedges
- 3 celery ribs, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
- 1 bone-in turkey breast (6 to 7 pounds), thawed and skin removed
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1-1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Place vegetables and broth in a 6- or 7-qt. slow cooker; top with turkey breast. Brush turkey with oil; sprinkle with seasonings.
- Cook, covered, on low until a thermometer inserted in turkey reads at least 170°, 5-6 hours. Remove turkey from slow cooker; let stand, covered, 15 minutes before carving. Serve with vegetables. If desired, strain cooking juices and thicken for gravy.
Nutrition Facts1 serving: 360 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 123mg cholesterol, 477mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 48g protein.
Originally published as Moist and Delicious Turkey Breast Roast in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes 2012