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Best Crock Pot Turkey Breast

Make the Best Crock Pot Turkey Breast ever! No oven needed! This recipe is perfect for small holiday gatherings or to have homemade turkey for meals all week.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot thanksgiving, crock pot turkey breast, slow cooker turkey breast, thanksgiving
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 388kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 1 5-6 pounds bone-in turkey breast completely thawed
  • 5 stalks celery
  • 1 yellow onion cut into large chunks
  • 5 carrots cut into 4-inch pieces
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 6 tablespoons butter cut into pats


  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme


  • Completely thaw your turkey breast. This can take up to two days so prepare ahead of time for this step!
  • Cut off the skin of the turkey breast.
  • Layer celery, carrots, and half of the onion on bottom of crockpot.
  • Pour chicken broth over the vegetables.
  • Place the turkey breast, BREAST DOWN on top of the vegetables.
  • Take the remaining half of the onion and 4 tablespoons of butter and put them inside the turkey.
  • Mix all the spices together in a bowl and stir to combine. Pour all the spices over the entire turkey. Make sure to get the underside.
  • Take remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and melt it. Pour it over turkey.
  • Cook on low for 5 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.
  • Remove the turkey and turn it breast side up. (See how to carve your turkey.)
  • Slice turkey and enjoy.


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 57g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 153mg | Sodium: 970mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6526IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg