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Turkey Carcass Soup

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Rating: 4/5 4 stars
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ready in: 1-2 hrs
serves/makes:   8

recipe id: 30306
cook method: stovetop

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1 turkey carcass, picked nearly clean
water to fill pot
2 carrots
leftover green beans
4 cups vegetables (celery, onions, fresh spinach, cabbage, etc.)
2 cups rice


Pick your Thanksgiving turkey nearly clean. (Turkey salad is great for a few days, or even turkey pot pies.) We are not real concerned about the choice meat here. Dump the turkey and all of its debris, including the juices, into a large pot. Add water to near top of pan--leave room for the rest.

Add all vegetables and rice, and bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for an hour or so.

Remove all turkey bones and unwanted debris (i.e., skin cartilage, etc.). There you have it. It's kind of a culinary scrapbook of your Turkey Day.

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370 calories, 12 grams fat, 43 grams carbohydrates, 21 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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I started off with sauteing garlic, added carrots and spinach and 1 l/2 cups of barley, everyone ate it up and wanted more! they said gobble gobble give me more, to be exact!