Turkey Leg Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 hours


3 servings

Updated: Aug. 26, 2023
Well-seasoned turkey legs and tender veggies make an ideal dinner for a crisp fall day. And the recipe couldn't be easier! —Rick and Vegas Pearson, Cadillac, Michigan
Turkey Leg Pot Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 medium potatoes, quartered
  • 2 cups fresh baby carrots
  • 2 celery ribs, cut into 2-1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 3 turkey drumsticks (12 ounces each), skin removed
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Chopped fresh parsley, optional


  1. In a greased 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 6 ingredients. Place drumsticks over vegetables. Sprinkle with the seasoned salt, thyme, parsley and pepper. Cook, covered, on low for 5 to 5-1/2 hours or until turkey is tender. If desired, top with chopped fresh parsley just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 460 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 202mg cholesterol, 1416mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 6g fiber), 54g protein.