DishBase Cooking RecipesRegister to create your recipe box


» Home
» Recipes
» Blog
» Encyclopedia
» Software

After-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup recipe (Soup)

Yield: 16 servings

1   leftover turkey carcass
3   medium onions, chopped
2   large carrots, diced
2   celery ribs, diced
1 cup butter, cubed
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups half-and-half cream
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
¾ teaspoons pepper

Posted by RiVD on Jan 16, 2008


Place turkey carcass in a soup kettle or Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Remove carcass; cool. Set aside 3 qt. broth. Remove turkey from bones and cut into bite-size pieces; set aside.

In a soup kettle or Dutch oven, saute the onions, carrots and celery in butter until tender. Reduce heat; stir in flour until blended. Gradually add 1 qt. of reserved broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

Add cream, rice, salt, bouillon, pepper, remaining broth and reserved turkey. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-35 minutes or until rice is tender.

Rate this recipe: 
You must be logged in to vote
Click a thumbnail to enlarge:


Great way to stretch that turkey. My family loved this soup. Thanks.
Written by MollyDD on Jan 16, 2008

Add a comment

You must be logged in to add comments. Please log in or register.