Turkey Breast in VitaClay: For When You Want a "Little Turkey"

Turkey Breast in VitaClay: For When You Want a "Little Turkey"

Suitable for VitaClay Models: VF7700, VM7900

Often when we think of Thanksgiving we think of turkey. And turkey is wonderful on Thanksgiving: it's a traditional dish that comforts us and reminds us of all of the family meals we enjoyed as we grew up. It may remind us of warm holiday meals surrounded by family and friends, and may bring back memories of times, places and people we won't ever see again.  

Some Thanksgivings are spent without a lot of family or friends around, and in those times you may still crave the nostalgia that comes with traditional Thanksgiving fare. If you want to make a Thanksgiving meal that won't have you swimming in leftovers, a turkey breast may be a sensible alternative to cooking a whole bird for just a few people.  

Try making a whole turkey breast in VitaClay any time of the year: we all know turkey is great on sandwiches and as a sensible, protein-packed meal. And with VitaClay, you'll be amazed at how easy cooking a turkey breast can be.  

Ingredients:

  • 1 ( 3-5 lb) bone in turkey breast┬á
  • 1-3 cups broth (1 cup for VM7900 model or 3 cups for VM7800 models)
  • 1 small onion (┬Ż cup) cut into wedges
  • 8 medium carrots( about 2 cups)cut into 1 ÔÇô inch pieces
  • 3 medium red potatoes, cubed (about 4 cups)

Directions:

  1. Add veggies in the bottom of vita clay pot. Then add the turkey breast on top of the veggies and broth.
  2. Close, seal and cook on "stew" or "fast" for 40 minutes (depending on the amount of foods in your clay pot) to 1 1/2  hours or until breast is fully cooked tender.
  3. After you've cooked the turkey there should be some liquid left at the bottom of the pot. Use this recipe to make gravyto serve with the turkey and mashed potatoes! 

Note: If you use VM7800 models, add 3 cups liquid (broth or water or mix) and set on Fast to cook for 1 hour. 

 Also check out our recipe for 6-7 lbs roast turkey recipe.


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