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Slow Cooker Turkey Breast with Gravy

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

My family declares this the best turkey they've ever had. Only 4 ingredients and your slow cooker for the most juicy delicious turkey of your life! Serve this up for Thanksgiving or any family dinner and never stress over turkey again.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 182kcal


  • 5 quart slow cooker


  • 3 pound boneless turkey breast previously frozen, thawed
  • 2 cups turkey broth sub chicken broth if you can't find turkey
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 1 tablespoon jarred minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch


  • Fully thaw turkey according to package directions
  • Remove package and netting and lay flat in bottom of slow cooker
  • Add turkey broth
  • Cut onion into rings and layer over top
  • Add minced garlic
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours and don't open the lid!
  • Carefully remove fully cooked turkey to platter and let rest while making gravy
  • Strain all liquid from slow cooker into a saucepan
  • Whisk together 1/4 cup of cornstarch with 1/4 cup water until smooth and then whisk into pan drippings
  • Bring to a simmer while whisking for about 5 minutes or until thickened
  • Slice turkey and serve with gravy


  • To give turkey a crispy skin finish, line broiler pan with foil and place turkey on it skin side up.  Broil in oven for about 5 minutes or until lightly browned.  Watch it closely so it doesn't burn.
  • Slice your onions and lay over the top, the flavor will seep down into the turkey along with the garlic
  • You can slice the turkey or break it into chunks
  • Turkey is cooked when the breast meat reaches an internal temp of 165 degrees F.


Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 506mg | Potassium: 456mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg