Recipe by JR
"Just the best turkey soup ever. If you brined your turkey, you will need to add less salt to the soup."
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water, or as needed
1 1/2 cups
coarsely chopped onion
whole black peppercorns
dried thyme, or to taste
1 1/2 pounds
carrots, cut into 1-inch chunks
celery, cut into 1/2-inch slices
ground black pepper
Great recipe - thank you. I roasted a boneless turkey breast with olive oil, rosemary and thyme and added to the soup to 'boost' the turkey content since we didn't have any leftovers and the carcass was a bit slim on meat. My hubby and 3 yr old loved it. Will definitely make again.
This soup was awesome! Only thing I added was a little extra salt. My husband actually said "wow!" And started telling his friends how good it was! Will DEFINITELY make this again!
I just finished making this soup and it turned out unbelievable. I will put this on my personal 5 star recipes that are 'tried and true' I made mine in the crock pot to get the best out of the carcass for 8 hours on low with the celery, onion, carrots and 2 chicken boullions. Drained the bones and let the broth rest in refrigerator overnight. Then I did the remainder of the recipe on the stove top over a low simmer for 1 hour and 20 minutes til barely was nice and tender. Hot french bread is a must with this tastey soup.
I tried this, but added some broccoli and turnip. This has to be the easiest and best tasting recipe I've tried yet! Thanks!
This was delicious! I did modify it a bit. I added parsnips to when making the stock. And when assembling the soup I went ahead and sautéed all the veggies (added parsnips here too, I love parsnips!) before adding them just to intensify the flavor. Then made a simple rue of 2tbs coconut oil 2tbs butter and a 1/4c flour. To thicken it and make it heartier and more stew like! Again it was AM-A-ZING!
I made this soup using the carcass of a smoked turkey. It was great! I also accidently put in 1 tsp. of dried thyme rather than 1 pinch of dried thyme. My family loves it. I'm making it again today with 1 tsp of dried thyme. Why mess with success!? - Kay Schroden
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 14
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