Gluten Free Greek Turkey Breast

Olives, feta cheese and a quick tzatziki sauce takes slow cooked turkey on a trip to Greece.

Gluten Free Greek Turkey Breast
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
35 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 cup chopped onions (2 large)

  • ½ cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives

  • ½ cup coarsely snipped dried tomatoes (not oil-pack)

  • ½ cup reduced-sodium gluten-free chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free Greek seasoning blend

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 1.75 pound skinless, boneless turkey breast half

  • Crumbled feta cheese (optional)

  • 1 recipe Greek Cucumber Sauce

Greek Cucumber Sauce

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • cup peeled and grated English cucumber

  • 2 teaspoon snipped fresh mint

  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  1. In a 4-quart slow cooker combine onions, olives, dried tomatoes, broth, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons of the Greek seasoning, and the garlic.

  2. In a small bowl whisk together oil, salt, pepper, and the remaining 1 teaspoon Greek seasoning. Brush turkey with oil mixture. Place turkey in cooker, trimming to fit if necessary.

  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 hours.

  4. Remove turkey from cooker; slice turkey. Arrange turkey slices on a serving platter. Spoon onion-tomato mixture over turkey. Sprinkle with cheese (if desired) and serve with Greek Cucumber Sauce.

Greek Cucumber Sauce

  1. In a medium bowl combine 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, 2/3 cup peeled and grated English cucumber, 2 teaspoons snipped fresh mint, and 1 clove garlic, minced. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

For easy cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, remove turkey from cooker; slice turkey and serve as directed in recipe. Once the food is out of your slow cooker liner, simply dispose of the liner. Note: Do not lift or transport liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

329 Calories
16g Fat
12g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 329
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 490mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 8.9mg 45%
Calcium 87mg 7%
Iron 2.3mg 13%
Potassium 558mg 12%
Folate, total 21.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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