Slow Cooker Open Faced Turkey Breast Sandwich + Giveaway

Slow Cooker open faced turkey breast sandwiches are an easy weeknight meal or simple game time sandwich. 

Today I’m sharing one of my secrets. This is one of my easiest slow cooker recipes that I make over and over again and always get compliments on. It’s a tender turkey breast slow cooked all day than shredded and placed a top a slice of crusty french bread, a slice of provolone cheese and smothered in a rich gravy. The turkey is allowed to slow cook in a bed of fragrant spices like basil and oregano and allows the turkey to become tender and moist with little to no work on your part.

slow cooker turkey sandwich

This time around we had the opportunity of using the Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid . We decided to make the turkey breast sandwich for a football game that landed on a night with my school, soccer practice, band practice and Taekwondo. Whew! With the fall weather in full swing we know your house is probably even busier than our house is.

hamilton beach slow cooker

The Hamilton Beach Set ‘n Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker  has been a life saver on those busy days that you just can’t catch more than a minute or two in the kitchen. I just set the program to what I am cooking and go. The slow cooker will automatically switch over to warm when cooking is done. No worries, no stress about running home if the soccer game runs late. It even includes a meat probe to test and make sure the meat is the proper temperature before serving. And you can still manually cook your food by setting the slow cooker to “low” or “high.”

We know fall is busy and it’s just as crazy so to get you back to cooking, today, we’re giving away one of these to YOU! 

Slow Cooker Open Faced Turkey Breast Sandwich + Giveaway

Ingredients

    For the Turkey:
  • 5 lb boneless turkey breast (for 10 lb, double this recipe)
  • 1 pkg onion soup mix (we use Simply Organic French Onion Dip) if using homemade onion soup mix use 1/4 cup.
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp dried basil or 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • 1/2 tbsp dried oregano or 2 tbsp fresh chopped oregano
  • For the Sandwich:
  • 1 loaf french bread
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • For the Gravy:
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp beef bouillion
  • 1 cup broth (use the broth from the turkey if desired. You may want to decrease the bouillion to 1 tbsp to avoid an overly salty taste.
  • 2 tbsp flour

Instructions

  1. Place the turkey breast in the slow cooker. Sprinkle the onion soup mix, water, and spices over the turkey evenly.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or set your Hamilton Beach Set n' Forget Programmable Slow Cooker to low for 6-8 hours. The meat probe should read 165 degrees for doneness. (Insert the meat probe into the thickest part of the turkey to check).
  3. Remove the turkey from the slow cooker and shred the meat.
  4. Slice the french bread into thick slices, then toast. Top the warm bread with a slice of provolone cheese and a generous helping of turkey. Pour gravy on top of the turkey.
  5. To Make the Gravy:
  6. Shortly before removing the turkey to shred, in a saucepan pour the butter, bouillion, flour and broth. Mix over medium heat until smooth. and thickened. Makes one cup. Double if needed.
  7. Serve with a side of green beans or a salad.
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I was provided a Hamilton Beach 6qt Set n’ Forget Programmable Slow Cooker to use and one to give away to my readers. All opinions (and the recipe) are my own. I was asked to give an honest opinion of the slow cooker which I have provided here. 

 

 

 

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Comments

  1. Annmarie W. says:

    We love chicken & dumplings made in the crock pot!

  2. Steph Bkn says:

    Love love love making the family chili recipie in the slow cooker especially in the fall weather for a great comfort meal

  3. Diane Cooper says:

    The favorite slow cooker meal at my house is Tortilla Soup.

  4. ribs

  5. Arik Issan says:

    corned beef and cabbage?

  6. Our family favorite is chuck roast with potatoes and carrots. So tender and delicious in the slow cooker!

  7. We love slow cooker salisbury steak 🙂
    Thank You for the great giveaway

  8. we love roast but we also love scalloped potatoes

  9. Josephine says:

    My favorite slow cooker meal is hubby’s chili!

  10. Donna Kellogg says:

    My favorite Slow cooker meal is Pulled pork

  11. Angela Saver says:

    We love Crockpot Chuck Roast! It’s our favorite!

  12. Sandra L Hying McFadden says:

    I would have to say one of our favorite crock pot meals would have to be Italian Beef and I make it different every time I make it.

  13. Thanks for the giveaway… Guinness Beef Stew !!!

  14. My favorite winter slow cooker meal is potato soup.

  15. Ali Marquez says:

    beef stew

  16. Toni Porter says:

    Faux-rotisserie chicken is by far my favorite–it has all the flavor of a store-bought rotisserie chicken, without the price.

  17. Our favorite slow cooker meal is chicken curry.

  18. Pot Roast is my favorite meal to cook in a slow cooker.

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