Slow Cooker Turkey Osso Buco

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Description

Recipe and photo courtesy of Ontario Turkey Producers.

Ingredients

Olive Oil: 2 Teaspoons
TURKEY PIECES, THIGHS OR DRUMSTICKS, Bone-In With Skin: 3 Pounds
Pancetta (Italian Cured Bacon), Thinly Sliced: 2 Ounces
Onions, Sliced: 2 Large
Carrots, Peeled And Thinly Sliced: 2
Celery Stalks, Thinly Sliced: 2
Fresh Garlic Cloves, Minced: 4
Dry White Wine: 1/2 Cup
Diced Tomatoes: 1 (28-Ounce) Can
Lemon Peel, Grated: 1 Teaspoon
Dried Thyme Leaves: 2 Teaspoons
Salt And Freshly Ground Black Pepper: To Taste
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Directions

1
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add turkey pieces; brown 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from pan; let cool slightly.
2
Lift turkey skin; stuff pancetta slices under skin. Set aside.
3
Add onions, carrots, and celery to skillet; cook 2 minutes or until slightly softened; add garlic; cook 1 minute.
4
Place vegetables in bottom of slow cooker. Place turkey on top of vegetables.
5
Pour wine and tomatoes over turkey and vegetables. Sprinkle with lemon peel and dried thyme.
6
Cook on LOW 8-10 hours or until turkey starts to fall off the bone.
7
Remove turkey bones and skin; season with salt and pepper.
8
Serve with mashed potatoes, rice or noodles.