Turkey Frame Soup

Betsy Wolfe

By
@Wolfebets

The weekend after Thanksgiving gives us all the fixings for this rich wonderful soup. I make my chicken soup similarly. Just adapt flavors but the technique is the same.


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1
leftover turkey frame
***
sprigs of fresh rosemary, sage and thyme.
10 c
chicken broth
1
onion, chopped
2-3
celery stalks, sliced
2 c
leftover turkey or chicken gravy
2 c
leftover or frozen veggies (not glazed veggies, please)
1 c
leftover stuffing
5
potatoes peeled and chopped or 8 oz cooked egg noodles
2-3 c
chopped cooked turkey meat
***
salt and pepper to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a soup pot, combine turkey frame, herbs and stock. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat to low, then simmer 1 and 1/2 hours
2
Strain broth, removing all herb sprigs, bones and cartilage, skin etc. Return clean broth to pot. Add any meat left from the carcass.
3
Add onion, celery and veggies. Return to boil, reduce and simmer for 20 mins.
4
Add potatoes and simmer until potatoes are firm tender OR add cooked noodles and continue immediately with next step.
5
Add stuffing, gravy and turkey. Simmer for 10 more mins. Salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey, Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Healthy, Heirloom