Turkey Frame Soup

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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

Step-By-Step

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

About Turkey Frame Soup

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