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Herbed Turkey Breasts

Fresh thyme and marjoram lend amazing flavor to turkey breast. It comes out of the slow cooker perfectly tender. —Laurie Mace, Los Osos, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + marinating Cook: 3-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage
  • 1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh marjoram
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 boneless skinless turkey breast halves (2 pounds each)

Directions

  • In a blender, process the first 15 ingredients until blended. Pour marinade into a large bowl; add the turkey. Turn to coat; cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Transfer turkey and marinade to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 3-1/2 to 4-1/2 hours or until a thermometer reads 165°.
Nutrition Facts
5 ounces cooked turkey: 219 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 484mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 36g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • cinderbe
    Jan 31, 2018

    What can I use instead of the packet of onion soup mix?

  • pajamaangel
    Jul 29, 2016

    This is a great recipe! I will definitely make this again.

  • amybellis
    Dec 3, 2010

    I have made this twice. The turkey has the BEST flavor. It is super easy ... slow cooker. You cannot go wrong with this recipe.

  • DKM2
    Jun 24, 2010

    Our family LOVES this recipe! It's such an easy, effortless way to prepare turkey breast, and the leftovers are great.

  • amcclure60
    Feb 25, 2007

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