Crockpot Maple-Glazed Turkey Breast
Maple-glazed turkey breast prepared in a slow cooker is a simple and delicious recipe that works for a Thanksgiving meal or weeknight family dinner.
- Serves: 8 persons
- 2tablespoons butter
- 1onion (chopped)
- 1(8 x 8-inch) pan cornbread (crumbled)
- ½teaspoon salt
- ⅛teaspoon pepper
- 3to 4 pound boneless turkey breast (thawed if frozen)
- ⅓cup maple syrup
- ½cup apricot preserves
- 3tablespoons butter (melted)
- ½teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Melt the butter in small saucepan over medium heat.
Step 3Cook the onion in the melted butter until very tender, about 4 to 6 minutes.
Step 4Remove the cooked onion to a large bowl and crumble in the cornbread. Season with the salt and pepper.
Step 5Sprinkle the turkey breast with salt and pepper.
Step 6In a small bowl, combine the maple syrup, apricot preserves, melted butter, thyme leaves, and salt and pepper to taste; mix well.
Step 7Add half of this mixture to the cornbread mixture and stir gently; drop into a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
Step 8Place the turkey on top of the stuffing and pour the remaining maple syrup mixture over the turkey.
Step 9Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or until the turkey registers 165 F on a meat thermometer, basting twice with the juices in the crockpot.
Step 10Serve and enjoy!