Turkey Soup

by Art Bee October. 13, 2011 7572 views

I promised a sequel to the “Canadian Thanksgiving” Series
We don't waste anything around here…….

This version of Turkey Soup is made from the leftovers
Bones and all…..

Put the cut up turkey carcass (keeping any stuffing that was stuck in the cavity or bits that remained) in a stock pot, cover with cold water. Cut in half one carrot one celery stalk one medium onion. Add two- three bay leaves, herbs (sage, parsley, tyme) preferably fresh and two tablespoons of powdered chicken soup base or to taste depending on preferred flavour of the stock. Bring to a boil then simmer until the meat has separated from the bones …….

Pour into a strainer. Take out the best pieces of meat and discard the rest or feed it to the coyotes ……(they'll leave the chickens alone for a while)…lol

At this point you can divide the stock. Pour some into sterilized jars and seal, or freeze in icecube trays. Save some to make soup……

Add your vegetables(carrots, onions, celery, potato, squash, turnip, parsnips) to the broth (whatever you prefer) if you like peas add them later. Bring to a boil, turn down the heat and simmer until vegetables are soft. Add cut up turkey meat leftovers, turn up the heat, bring back to a boil. Add peas now. Turn down the heat and simmer for 10 - 15 min…..

Soup test…….mmmmmmgood

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Marzena Jozefczyk 8 years ago

Looks delicious!

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Renato Martins 8 years ago

I could try it :)

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Chris Cann 8 years ago

That looks yummy, I'm off for a turkey!!

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Willie Marie Keller 8 years ago

I am gonna have to come eat at your house that is making me hungry great shots

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Tom 8 years ago

That looks good yummmmm

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Sara G 8 years ago

This looks rich and delicious and so nutritious! Saved it to use for leftovers Thanksgiving. Thanks! You are a great cook :-)

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Finbarr 8 years ago

l am hungry looking at your photos !!

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Jacki 8 years ago

You're making me hungry for Thanksgiving!

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Dave 8 years ago

Looks good. We've done the same thing for many years. It freezes well for cold winter lunches.

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Gonia 8 years ago

what a great story! what is the result! how it tastes I guess!delicious!bravo ArtBee!

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Ricardo 8 years ago

lately i've been into soup a lot... before i really didn't like it at all..but turkey soup ? never heard of :)

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Jennifer Litwinowicz 8 years ago

YUM!! looks delicious and warming since we are have a chilly rainy day here :)

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Bee 8 years ago

That's what I do, too! No wasting a morsel. Now you've got me looking forward to Thanksgiving!

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Tomie Poodle 8 years ago

great cooker!!

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Breizh 8 years ago

Slurrpppp ! ... :-))

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Karman 8 years ago

So not fair, now I am hungry. :)

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Felecia 8 years ago

Oh boy!! Ray's bringing bread. I'll handle dessert. Gingerbread cake with pumpkin cream cheese frosting okay?

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Ray King 8 years ago

I'll bring the bread!

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Mallusatish Reddy 8 years ago

Very nice post~!~

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Patricia Gonzales 8 years ago

OOOOOH! I love this set ... such a warm and homey feel.

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Sewerranger 8 years ago

Looks tasty

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Olga Helys 8 years ago

Wow
Nice captures
So colourful
Beautiful show
Look so delicious
Thanks

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