Turkey Stew

7
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

Excellent use of leftover Thanksgiving turkey meat. Like many people, I have spent countless hours searching for unique and appealing ways to serve leftover turkey for the several days that followed our huge Thanksgiving feast. After trying several different soups and stews, my husband and I combined all the things we liked best about our favorite recipes and came up with this wonderful turkey stew recipe. It's our favorite and the only turkey stew that we even eat anymore.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This stew recipe is perfect for your turkey leftovers. We loved that Vickie roasts the turkey bone. It gives the stew a rich, deep, savory flavor. Adding veggies and rice make it a hearty soup. Serve with crusty bread and you have an easy, delicious dinner. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1
    chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 2 c
    cooked turkey, cubed
  • 1 large
    turkey bone (preferably with a little turkey meat remaining)
  • 2 large
    carrots, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 stalk(s)
    celery, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    tomato, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked white rice (see note below)
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked wild rice (see note below)
  • 2 tsp
    dired parsley
  • 2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 4 c
    water
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, or to taste

How to Make Turkey Stew

Step-by-Step

  1. Dissolve the bouillon in the hot water to make a broth; set aside.
  2. Preheat broiler. Place turkey bone on broiler pan, and place under preheated broiler for 10 minutes, to enhance the flavoring a bit.
  3. Place the turkey meat, turkey bone, all the vegetables, flour, both kinds of rice (or egg noodles), spices, chicken broth and water in a large kettle or Dutch oven. Season with salt and pepper, and stir well.
  4. Bring the soup to a boil. Then simmer over low heat for 30 to 45 minutes, or until the carrots and celery are tender, stirring frequently.

    NOTE: You can replace both the white rice and wild rice with 1 cup egg noodles (or other pasta) if you wish.
  5. Remove turkey bone and serve immediately.

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About Turkey Stew

Course/Dish: Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Canadian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Collection: Thanksgiving 2.0




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