Slow Cooker Turkey Breast
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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe

Moist and flavorful, this easy slow cooker turkey breast couldn't be simpler or more delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 16
Calories: 110
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 1 medium onion, peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into chunks
  • 1 bone-in, skin on turkey breast (5 to 7 pounds)
  • 1 lemon, cut in half
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Montreal steak seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (or white wine)


  • Grease a large 6-Quart slow cooker.
  • Place of chunks of onion and celery and one half lemon in the slow cooker.
  • Remove the turkey breast from packaging and pat dry with paper towels. Place the turkey breast in the slow cooker on top of the onion, celery and lemon.
  • Squeeze remaining lemon half over the turkey and add it to the slow cooker.
  • Rub olive oil on turkey breast.
  • Combine the seasonings and rub on the breast.
  • Pour broth and wine around turkey.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 7 hours, or just until a meat thermometer reads 165F degrees. (Make sure the thermometer is not touching bone.)
  • Remove from the slow cooker and let rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Notes

Any blend of herbs & seasonings, fresh and/or dried, you like best can be rubbed on to provide flavor and color. Here are some suggestions:
  • Garlic Herb:1 teaspoon each rosemary, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Italian: 1 teaspoon each Italian seasoning, granulated garlic, seasoned salt, paprika and pepper
  • Lemon Garlic: 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley, 8 minced garlic cloves, 4 teaspoons grated lemon peel, 2 teaspoons salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning and 1-1/2 teaspoons salt.
  • Martha's Favorite: 1 tablespoon Montreal Steak Seasoning, 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • Rotisserie Blend: 2 tablespoons smoked paprika, 2 teaspoons each coriander and salt, 1 teaspoon each cumin and black pepper,
  • Zesty: 1.5 teaspoons onion salt and chili powder, 1 teaspoon oregano, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper.
Serving size: 4 ounces turkey breast without skin
Weight Watchers Points Plus: *3
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *0
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces turkey breast without skin)
Calories 110 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Fiber 0g0%
Protein 28g56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot turkey, healthy turkey breast recipe, slow cooked turkey