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Turkey Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Virgina Epps Collection
Added: Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 turkey carcass
2 bay leaves, salt & pepper, water
1/8 tsp. of thyme, marjoram, basil
3 T. flour
1/4 cup uncooked rice
1/2 cup celery
2 cups fresh mushrooms (canned ok)
1 cup pecans

Directions:
Directions:
1- Clean turkey carcass of meat. Break up carcass and put it into a large pot along with bay leaves, salt, pepper, and spices. Cover carcass with water. Simmer slowly for 3 hours. Remove the bones and discard.
2- Melt butter in a sauce pan, add flour and stir until smooth. Gradually stir flour mixture into turkey broth and bring to boil.
3- Add rice, celery, mushrooms and simmer until rice is soft, about 25 minutes.
4- Chopped pecans and 3 tablespoons of maderia may be added, if desired. Serve hot

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes plus cooking time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A great recipe for using leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner.

 

 

 

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