One of the best comfort food has always been chicken soup. Whether you like your chicken soup to be creamy and thick, or thin with custom made noodles, this is one dish that is ensured to lift your spirits and soothe your body to feel fuzzy. Shouldn’t something be said about the times when you favor something soothing additionally somewhat diverse? Turkey soup is an incredible distinct option for chicken soup on the off chance that you feel like having something different. It is comparable in a few ways additionally has an alternate flavor. On the off chance that you have cooked a turkey for thanksgiving or Christmas, you may be left with a turkey carcass.
Turkey soup is the ideal approach to utilize leftover turkey and it will give such a great amount of flavor to the soup. Include some crisp vegetables and herbs and you can make the most scrumptious turkey soup. Here we have mentioned the steps to make a hearty turkey soup. If you would like to make the soup base ahead, essentially make it to the phase where you can strain it, then let the soup cool totally and keep it in a sealed shut holder until you are prepared to utilize it. This is an extremely healthy recipe and the simple combination of herbs, vegetables and turkey make a magnificent soup, which will certainly lift your spirits.
The kitchen smells awesome while this soup is cooking as well. Don’t hesitate to utilize distinctive vegetables.
- ¾ turkey carcass
- 3 cups of diced turkey
- 1 bay leaf
- 3 Chopped celery leaves and stalks
- 2 chopped carrots
- 2 chopped onions
- 1 peeled and diced turnip
- ½ spoon dried thyme
- 2 spoonful finely chopped fresh parsley
- 2 minced garlic cloves
- Vegetable oil
- Black pepper and salt to taste
- Unsalted butter
Place the soup pot, add vegetable oil over a moderate heat. Add onions, celery and carrots. Close the pot and let the vegetables cook for about 5 minutes. Then add turkey carcass and pour water and let it boil for some time. Now increase the flame and let it cook.
From the top of this liquid skim off the excess fat. Now add parsley, thyme, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Reduce the heat and let the soup simmer for about four hours. Between intervals pour boiling water to it. Discard the solids and remove only the soup. Let it sit for about 10 minutes and skim the fat.
Melt butter in the soup pot and add chopped onions, garlic, celery, carrots and turnip. Cover it and cook for some time. Now add soup base as well as the fresh parsley.
Heat the soup to the point of boiling. Turn down the heat and stew it until the vegetables are delicate. This will take around 60 minutes. Mix in the turkey meat in the last seven minutes of the cooking time. Serve hot and season it with salt and pepper.