Wild Rice Stuffed Crockpot Turkey Breast

How to stuff turkey breast step 5
How to stuff turkey breast step 5. Linda Larsen
  • 7 hrs 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins,
  • Cook: 7 hrs
  • Yield: 8 servings

This delicious crockpot turkey breast is stuffed with wild rice. Many grocery stores carry boneless turkey breasts. If you can't find one, buy one and just ask the butcher to bone one for you. She's always happy to help.

The crockpot cooks this recipe to tender perfection every time. Just be sure that the turkey (and the stuffing) are cooked to 165*F as tested with a food thermometer before you serve it.

And please - season your food to taste. There's no excuse for bland food, and that is up to you.

What You'll Need

  • 2 apples, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups wild rice
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, if desired
  • 1 cup dried cranberries or cherries
  • 3 cups water (or, for a six ingredient recipe, chicken broth)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 3-4 lb. boneless whole turkey breast, thawed if frozen

How to Make It

You can peel the apples or leave them unpeeled, as you wish. Chop the apples coarsely and mix with wild rice, onion, garlic if using, dried cranberries, thyme, salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning; place in bottom of 4-5 quart crockpot.

Pour water over all, making sure all wild rice is covered with water. If turkey breast is frozen, thaw it. Place the turkey on top of the rice mixture.

Cover crockpot and cook on low for 7-8 hours until turkey is thoroughly cooked and reaches 160 degrees on a meat thermometer, and wild rice is tender and popped.

Note: Make sure that the wild rice you use in this recipe has long grains and is of very high quality. Do not buy cheap rice with broken grains. That type of wild rice will always be mushy no matter how it is cooked.