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Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips – 15 minutes prep

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Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips are a delicious and easy meal that take just 15 minutes to prep and less than 10 ingredients for the whole meal!

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Weeknight dinners are just plain tough!

Between work and life and kids and social life (HA!!!) and FOOD it’s hard to fit it all in.

It’s the reason I’m always looking for ways to simplify meals, take shortcuts, and ease up some of the stress around meal times.

Because you don’t have to eat “perfectly” to be healthy. I repeat, you don’t have to eat “perfectly” to be healthy!

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips

Take these Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips for example. We’re taking a few shortcuts to quicken up this meal (having the slow cooker do hands-off work) and simplifying components (using salad greens that are washed and ready to go and using a pre-made salad dressing). Many times, these individual components don’t take THAT much time, but when time is limited, every extra minute counts.

And when we take little shortcuts where we can, it means that we can make a meal at home on a weeknight!

And just so I’m clear, it’s also ok to NOT make a meal at home every night of the week.

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips

How to Make Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips

We’re going to grab a split turkey breast which if you aren’t familiar, is basically the turkey version of a bone-in, skin-on chicken breast – but larger in size! Since the breast meat is leaner, having the bones and skin helps keep it juicy and delicious.

The turkey breast plus a few simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen and a few hours in the slow cooker is all it takes! When it’s done, we’ll grab the meat from the slow cooker, layer it with some provolone on a crusty roll and serve it with some au jus.

Obviously I’m a big fan of letting the slow cooker do hard work for me and if you love it as much as me, you might enjoy Slow Cooker Turkey Quinoa Chili (10 minutes prep), Slow Cooker Chicken Stroganoff (6 ingredients!), Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl OR all of my slow cooker recipes here.

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips

What to Do with Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips Leftovers

There are a few options here! I’ll be sharing a delicious turkey hash that my meal plan group was OBSESSED with very, very soon. Other options are to serve it cold as a turkey lunch meat, or whip up some mashed potatoes and green beans for an easy turkey dinner.

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips Recipe

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Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips

  • Author: Emily
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey French Dips are a delicious and easy meal that take just 15 minutes to prep and less than 10 ingredients for the whole meal!


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Ingredients

  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 large shallot
  • 3 lb. turkey split breast
  • 1.5 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 slices (about 4 oz.) provolone cheese
  • 4 hoagie buns
  • 5 oz. salad greens
  • salad dressing

Instructions

  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Slice onion in half moons and place in the bottom of 6 qt. slow cooker.
    Slice shallots in half moons and add to the slow cooker.
  2. Place turkey over onions and shallots and pour chicken broth and Worcestershire around the turkey breast. Season turkey with salt and pepper and dot with butter.
  3. Cook on low for 6-7 hours, until turkey is tender. Reserve about 2 cups of turkey meat for later in the week. (Pour over some of the liquid so the turkey doesn’t dry out.)
  4. When it’s getting close to dinner time, turn on the broiler.
  5. Layer buns with 1/2 slice of cheese, turkey, some of the sliced onion and shallot, and remaining slice of cheese and broil for 1-2 minutes, just until cheese has melted. (Watch carefully so it doesn’t burn!)
  6. Toss salad greens with dressing or let everyone dress their own. Serve sandwiches with au jus. You can ladle it straight from the slow cooker, but it will have little bits in it. Flavor-wise, it’s fine but if you want it to be more clarified, simply strain through a coffee filter.

Notes

  • You’ll have about half of the turkey leftover.
  • Get your kids involved! They can: add ingredients to the slow cooker, toss the salad with dressing.
  • Nutrition facts are for one sandwich.

Keywords: turkey, turkey french dips, slow cooker turkey breast

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