Three-Ingredient Turkey

"This recipe I clipped from the Wednesday, December 11, 2002 Arizona Republic. I really enjoyed the ease and the rich taste for such simple preperation. I calculated this recipe as 6 W.W. points per serving. This is a simple home cooking type of recipe that would also work well for a small gathering. Enjoy!"
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Ready In:
7hrs 10mins


  • 1 (16 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix
  • 1 frozen turkey breast, unthawed (about 3 pounds, A boneless turkey breast works the best if you don't want a carcas to clean up)


  • Dump cranberry sauce and soup mix into a crockpot.
  • Mix together.
  • Add frozen turkey.
  • If the bird has a string net, leave it on.
  • Cook 2 hours on high, reduce heat to low and cook for 4 to 5 hours more.
  • I cooked mine for 8 hours on low and it was not too dry at all.
  • Remove string and serve with sauce.

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  1. bzsoccermom
    So good and so easy! Misread and thawed the turkey, so cooked entire time on low, but still came out incredible. Will make again without bothering to thaw next tme. Thanks!
  2. mandabears
    this allegedly is a recipe from Gloria Pitzer who was the original "Todd Wilber"(from Top Secret Recipes) it a really easy recipe and the turkey breast is moist and flavorful.
  3. BBT Girls
    Extremely easy and very flavorful! Would definitely make again . .in fact, will do so tomorrow for dinner!
  4. keen5
    I made this last weekend and the turkey was very moist. I didn't really care much for the sauce. I ended up throwing out the sauce and just served the turkey with stuffing and gravy. I tried this on a whim, since I had a turkey breast and it was too hot to cook in the oven. We did enjoy the tenderness of the turkey and it was really good the next day as sandwiches. Thanks for posting the recipe.


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