Slow Cooker Turkey with Gravy Recipe

Slow Cooker Turkey with Gravy Recipe

Thanksgiving may be over but you can still enjoy this slow cooker turkey made flavorful with candied carrots and gravy. Start cooking now!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 7 hours
Total: 7 hours 15 minutes



  • 4pcsturkey thighs
  • ½tspkosher saltdivided
  • ½tspblack pepperdivided
  • 2lbssweet potatoes
  • 6tbspbrown sugardivided
  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 2tbspunsalted butter
  • 2tbspflour
  • 12ozfrozen peas


  1. Add ¼ teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper to the bottom of the slow cooker.

  2. Add in turkey pieces, skin side up.

  3. Top with remaining ¼ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

  4. Cook on Low for 7 hours.

  5. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F.

  6. Add salt, pepper, canola oil, and 3 tablespoons of brown sugar to sweet potatoes and combine.

  7. Spread sweet potatoes on a baking pan and roast in oven for 30 minutes.

  8. Remove turkey from the slow cooker.

  9. Pour the liquid left behind in the slow cooker into a measuring cup and remove as much of the fat as you can.

  10. Melt the butter into a saucepan on medium-high heat and combine with flour.

  11. Whisk and let cook on medium for one minute to cook out the raw flour taste.

  12. Add in the rest of the turkey liquid and let it cook until thickened for approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

  13. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  14. Remove sweet potatoes and top with additional 3 tablespoons brown sugar.

  15. Steam the green peas.

  16. Serve turkey, covered with gravy, sweet potatoes covered with brown sugar, and steamed peas on the side.


  • Calories: 440.10kcal
  • Fat: 13.26g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.27g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.96g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.39g
  • Carbohydrates: 73.77g
  • Fiber: 10.83g
  • Sugar: 26.94g
  • Protein: 8.52g
  • Cholesterol: 15.26mg
  • Sodium: 456.50mg
  • Calcium: 102.07mg
  • Potassium: 923.26mg
  • Iron: 2.87mg
  • Vitamin A: 1744.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.75mg
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