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241
Calories 
18g
Carbs 
4g
Fat 
35g
Protein 
6
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(5 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

It's funny how I almost always incorporate ground turkey, turkey sausage, or deli turkey into my meals but always forget about turkey breast unless its Thanksgiving.  In the past it could be pretty hard to find out outside of the holidays, but now I find my local supermarket almost always has turkey breast (or at least turkey breast tenderloins) available.  Since I can get bored pretty quickly with chicken breast, turning to turkey is always a great option.  Today's recipe is a twist on a traditional barbecue pulled chicken made with homemade barbecue sauce, turkey, and onions.  One note is to always look for a no sugar added or lower sugar ketchup if you can.  Regular ketchup tends to have a lot of sugar.  If you want to avoid ketchup altogether, you could use tomato sauce instead and taste before adding it to the crockpot to see if you need more vinegar or spices.

Prep Time

Slow Cooker BBQ Turkey Breast

5
Prep Time: 
Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

8
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1.5 cups ketchup, no sugar added
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce (GF if needed)
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2.67 lbs. boneless skinless turkey breast
  • 1 U onion, sliced thin
  • 2 U garlic cloves, minced

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
6 oz.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 241
Calories from Fat 37
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
6%
Saturated Fat 1g
5%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
0%
Cholesterol 91mg
30%
Sodium 850mg
37%
Total Carbohydrate 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 0g
2%
Sugars 15g
Protein 35g

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients, except the turkey and onions.
  2. Layer the onions on the bottom of the slow cooker. Season the turkey with salt and pepper and place over the onions. Pour the sauce into the slow cooker and cook for 4-6 hours until the turkey is fork tender.
  3. Once the turkey is cooked, remove it from the slow cooker and place it on a plate. Pour the remaining liquid into a saucepan and bring it to a boil. Cover and continue to cook on high for 8-10 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  4. While the sauce is thickening, shred or slice the turkey using two forks and return to the slow cooker. Add the sauce and stir together.
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Notes

You can easily make this a spicy barbecue sauce by adding hot sauce, chipotle peppers, red pepper flakes, or chili powder to taste.

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