Thanksgiving Dinner in a Pot

Preparation Time: 45 minutes Cooking: 8 hours

This easy recipe features many of the traditional Thanksgiving ingredients and flavors cooked in a large slow cooker. The smell will fill your house while you watch holiday movies. The result is moist flavorful turkey along with soft potatoes and vegetables. This is the perfect dinner for a couple, a small group, or even if it’s only for you.



  • Bay Leaf: 1
  • Celery stalks: 4
  • Chicken Bone Broth: 1 ½ cup
  • Gluten-free Flour: ¼ cup
  • Golden Potato’s (medium): 4
  • Lemon Pepper: 1 tablespoon
  • Melted Butter: 4 tablespoons
  • Minced Garlic: 2 teaspoons
  • Parsley: 1 teaspoon
  • Rosemary: 1 tablespoon
  • Sage: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Sweet Corn: 10 oz
  • Sweet Potato’s (large): 3
  • Thyme: 3 teaspoons
  • Turkey Breast: 2-4 lbs.
  • Yellow Onion: 1


Below are the step-by-step instructions on how to make this slow-cooker recipe starting with the gravy!


In a bowl, add the following ingredients:

  • ¼ cup of flour or gluten-free flour
  • 1 ½ cup organic chicken bone broth
  • 2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoon garlic

Mix with a blender or hand-blender. Pour into the bottom of the pot. Add 1 bay leaf.


Place bone-in turkey breast into the pot. Pour over the top 4 TBSP of unsalted butter, melted. Sprinkle on top of the turkey breast the following ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Sage
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon thyme


First, slice one large yellow onion into thick slices and add around the sides of the turkey breast. Then slice 4 stalks of celery and add around the turkey breast. Slice 4 medium golden potatoes and 3 large, sweet potatoes and add over the turkey breast.

Add 10oz of sweet corn over the turkey breast. Pour 4 tablespoons of melted butter over the corn. Add salt and pepper to taste


Cook on the slow cooking mode for 8 hours. Remove the turkey breast from the pot and let cool on a cutting board for 5 – 10 minutes. Cut into small chunks and put back in the pot. Stir thoroughly and serve.

For leftovers, pour over your favorite whole grain rice and enjoy!

Happy Cooks!

One of my fellow software engineers made this recipie. Here is what he said:

More than half of our guests were vegetarian so a whole turkey would have been too much. The recipe was a big hit with the meat eaters.


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s