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Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

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ready in: 2-5 hrs
serves/makes:   8

recipe id: 55703
cook method: stovetop

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1 turkey carcass
2 carrots, sliced
4 celery stalks, plus
1 cup celery, chopped
1 onion, quartered, plus
1/3 cup onion, chopped
6 peppercorns
2 beef bouillon cubes
2 cups turkey, cooked and cubed
1 can (8 ounce size) stewed tomatoes
1/2 cup uncooked rice
1/2 cup dry sherry
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon basil
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped


Place turkey carcass in large kettle, cover with water. Add celery stalks, carrots, quartered onion, peppercorns and bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 2-3 hours.

Cool, skim off fat. Remove bones and skin. Save any meat pieces to add to soup. Strain stock and add water, if necessary, to make 2 quarts. Bring to a boil. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 1 hour.

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583 calories, 21 grams fat, 17 grams carbohydrates, 74 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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