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Slow cooker turkey mole

You'll love this simple mole recipe!

Slow cooker turkey mole recipe

Adapted from Martha Stewart

Serves 6


  • 4 pounds boneless, skinless turkey breasts
  • Salt
  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole tomatoes
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 dried ancho chilies, stemmed
  • 1 chipotle chili in adobo sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Season turkey with salt and place in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. In a blender, puree the remaining ingredients until smooth.
  3. Add the mixture to the slow cooker, cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until the meat is tender. Shred turkey with two forks before serving.

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Comments on "Slow-cooker turkey mole"

Amy December 27, 2012 | 6:00 PM

Thanks for this. I love using the slow cooker but always choose chicken or beef. Turkey sounds wonderful and I'm excited to try this out next.

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