We serve this in the Dining Downloads kitchen for the holidays. The sweetness of the cranberries mixed with the savory sage, thyme and vegetables make this Dining Downloads exclusive recipe a HUGE hit!
4 cups homemade croutons** (about 1/2 of a 16oz loaf)
1/2 tsp dried thyme, divided
1/2 tsp salt, divided
1/4 tsp dried sage
1 chopped sweet onion
2 chopped celery ribs
1 cup regular Craisins
3/4 cup chicken broth
3 TBSP melted butter
3 lb boneless raw turkey breast
1/2 tsp pepper
Spray a 4qt crock pot with cooking spray. Add croutons, 1/4 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp salt, sage, onion, celery, and Craisins. Combine broth and melted butter. Pour over top of the ingredients in the crock pot, and stir gently.
If the turkey breast comes with a string, remove. Rinse turkey breast. Place turkey in crock pot on top of crouton mixture. Combine 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp thyme, pepper, and sprinkle over turkey. Cover and cook on HIGH 1 hour. Reduce to LOW, and cook 5 to 6 hours or until a meat thermometer inserted in turkey registers 170°.
Remove turkey to a serving platter. Let turkey rest for 10 minutes. Slice on the diagonal. Stir stuffing gently in slow cooker. Note: it will be a wet stuffing.
**You may substitute plain, boxed croutons, but omit the 1/4 tsp salt for the
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