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Citrus Turkey Roast

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"'I was skeptical at first about fixing turkey in a slow cooker,' admits Kathy Kittell from Lenexa, Kansas. 'But once I tasted this dish, I was hooked. With a little cornstarch to thicken the juices, the gravy is easily made.'"
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Ingredients

5 h 30 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Cut roast in half. Combine the garlic powder, paprika, oil, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; rub over turkey. Place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the garlic, 1/2 cup broth, water, wine or additional broth, orange juice and lemon juice. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 170 degrees F.
  2. Remove turkey and keep warm. Discard garlic cloves. For gravy, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into cooking juices. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes or until thickened. Slice turkey; serve with gravy.

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The juice from this made excellent gravy but I had to modify the cooking time. For those of us who commute and work, a 5-hour cooking time does not work. So, I kept the roast slightly frozen a...

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Pretty good, although I'm not sure just 1 tbsp of lemon juice in the recipe is enough to make it Citrus Turkey Roast. The gravy didn't thicken up for me in the crock pot, I had to put it on the ...

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The juice from this made excellent gravy but I had to modify the cooking time. For those of us who commute and work, a 5-hour cooking time does not work. So, I kept the roast slightly frozen a...

Wow this was really really good, I used all the ingredients but doubled the liquid because i have a large crockpot. I slow cooked it for a little longer because of a time conflic and it came out...

Extremely easy, great taste, and tender! I made the recipe as listed and the turkey came out to perfection. However, 2 tbsp of corn starch did not yield a gravy. The juices were still watery but...

The gravy for this recipe is awesome! I actually used a turkey hindquarters, since we like dark meat better and it is what I had on hand. The meat was tender and tasty. We will definitely be tr...

This is a delicious recipe! I am not a turkey lover, but this was so good, I went and bought another turkey breast! I would have preferred a stronger citrus flavor, but still great. And super...

I made this for dinner a few nights ago because I had bought a Turkey Breast Tenderloin and looked for a recipe but really couldn't find one then I was told I could just put into a crock pot, I ...

I made this recipe exactly as written and the results were fabulous. The turkey was so tender that it fell into pieces as I lifted it out of the crock pot! The gravy was flavorful but not heavy...

Tender and juicy. Very good flavor.

Not bad; the turkey was moist and flavorful, but the garlic overwhelmed any hint of citrus flavor. Might try again with half the garlic.