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Slow Cooker Bacon-Ranch Beer-Can Turkey

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicious and tender turkey breast. The recipe fuses the traditional flavors of bacon, turkey, and ranch seasoning with the moistness of my beer-can chicken."
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Ingredients

7 h 15 m servings 194 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Spray the inside of a large slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Stir butter and 1/2 the ranch dressing mix together in a bowl until completely combined.
  3. Carefully loosen each side of the skin of the turkey breast and spread the butter-ranch mixture under the skin. Transfer turkey, skin-side up, to the slow cooker.
  4. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 ranch dressing mix over turkey breast. Lay bacon strips evenly across turkey. Pour beer around turkey breast.
  5. Cook in the slow cooker set to High for 1 hour. Reduce heat to Low and cook until turkey is tender, 6 to 8 hours.

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 194 calories; 15.4 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 8.2 g protein; 45 mg cholesterol; 472 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I doubled the amount of ranch per butter for under the skin, and increased the sprinkled butter over top some, but not a lot. I did this because another reviewer said that they could not taste...

I used a fryer instead of turkey breast. I also didn't put it in the slow cooker, but baked it for 6 hours at 250. The kids loved it!

I used bone-in chicken thighs (4 total) in the slow cooker. It smelled delicious, so I was super excited. The chicken was moist and tender, but I only gave it three stars because I could barely...

It is moist, I'll give you that, but the bacon and ranch dressing mix did not help