main course | slow cooker | turkey

Slow Cooker Pulled Turkey

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 6 hours 8-10 servings

Products Included In Recipe


2 pkgs Granny’s Sea Salt & Cracked Black Pepper Turkey Thighs
2 tbsp | 30 ml olive oil
1 1/2 cup | 375 ml onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp | 30 ml garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp | 15 ml paprika
1 tbsp | 15 ml smoked paprika
1/4 tsp | 1.25 ml cloves, ground
1 bay leaf
1 tsp | 5 ml sea salt
1/4 tsp | 1.25 ml ground pepper
1/4 cup | 65 ml cider vinegar
1 tbsp | 15 ml maple syrup
1-540 ml can whole tomatoes


Heat oil in a skillet and brown onion and garlic.
Add paprika, cloves, bay leaf, salt & pepper, cider vinegar and maple syrup. Bring to a simmer.
Drain and chop tomatoes. Add tomatoes to the skillet.
Place turkey into slow cooker. Add all ingredients from skillet.
Place lid on slow cooker. Set slow cooker to high and set to cook for 6 hours.
Remove turkey thighs and let cool. Remove the bones and discard. Pull or shred the turkey meat.
Remove liquid from the bottom of the slow cooker and place in a food processor to blend. Mix sauce back in slow cooker with meat and re-warm before serving.
Serve turkey meat on a crusty bun.

From the Chef: “Pulled turkey freezes very well, so making a large batch is recommended. It’s a quick and easy mid-week meal for busy families. It also makes a great potluck party dish: it makes plenty enough for large groups and can be served hot out of the slow cooker.”

Recipe courtesy of Chef Jason Wortzman

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