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 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!
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 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
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!
Wonderful, simple to follow recipe that you can adapt to your own preferences. I personally like to add 1 or 2 beef bouillon cubes to the stock for more richness in flavour and colour and peas near the end of cooking time. Can be spiced to your own taste. Will be keeping this one
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Hearty Barley Turkey Soup
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 14
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