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Turkey Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandra Hart
Added: Saturday, September 30, 2006

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup pearl barley
2-3 carrots diced
1-2 white potatoes diced into cubes
1/2 onion diced
2 cups half and half
1 can chicken broth
4 cups shredded turkey
4 slices bacon crumbled
1/2 cup of corn
6 Tbsp butter
6 Tbsp Flour
3 Tbsp cooking sherry

Directions:
Directions:
In a large soup pot boil the turkey carcass, legs and wings covering carcass with water. Boil for 2-3 hours and then strain broth. Seperate meat from the strainer reserving white meat. Use left over sliced turkey into chunks (white meat) In a pan place butter and melt adding the flour and half and half. Adding this to the soup broth, to make a roux. Then add the sherry. Then add all other ingredients and simmer long enough that all the veggies are tender and barley is cooked. Add the shredded turkey and enjoy. This is a soup you season to your taste.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a traditional soup after Thanksgiving using the meat that is left on the Turkey. The kids in our home lovingly called it Turkey Carcass Soup.

 

 

 

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