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Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours


15 servings

Try this tasty and easy way to cook a turkey breast using your slow cooker. It's ideal for holiday potlucks, and the sweet cranberry sauce nicely complements the turkey. —Marie Ramsden, Fairgrove, Michigan
Slow Cooker Turkey with Cranberry Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 boneless skinless turkey breast halves (3 pounds each)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Place turkey breasts in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a large bowl, combine the cranberry sauce, 1/2 cup water and soup mix. Pour over turkey. Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours or until meat is tender. Remove turkey and keep warm.
  2. Transfer cooking juices to a large saucepan. Combine the cornstarch and remaining water until smooth. Bring cranberry mixture to a boil; gradually stir in cornstarch mixture until smooth. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Slice turkey; serve with cranberry sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 248 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 259mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 45g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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