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A slow cooker hot turkey sandwich on a white plate.

Hot Turkey Sandwiches Recipe

These slow cooker Hot Turkey Sandwiches start with a can of beer and end with a stick of butter. So great for your next party! Or serve the shredded turkey for a fuss-free, delicious holiday meal any time of year.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword turkey
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 437kcal
Author Meggan Hill


  • 1 (12 ounce) can light beer
  • 1 recipe homemade onion soup mix or 1 packet store-bought
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chicken base
  • 10 pounds bone-in skin-on turkey breast
  • 1/2 cup 1 stick butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch optional
  • Rolls split, for serving


  • Pour beer into slow cooker and turn on low heat. Stir in soup mix, pepper, parsley, and soup base.
  • Place turkey breast in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove turkey breast from slow cooker and take off skin. Separate meat from the bones, discarding bones. Add meat back to the slow cooker.
  • Add butter, cover, and continue to heat until butter is melted, about 5 minutes. Stir to blend butter with the sauce.
  • For a thicker broth, remove ½ cup broth and whisk with cornstarch. Add back to slow cooker and heat until broth is thickened, about 10 minutes. Serve in rolls.


Calories: 437kcal