Turkey Rice Soup Recipe
Photo source: Grandmother's Kitchen
A homemade broth recipe and turkey soup perfect for a cool fall day.
2 stalks celery with leaves, coarsely chopped
2 carrots, coarsely chopped
1 onion, peeled and quartered
1 bay leaf
8 cups water
3 tablespoons butter
1 cup chopped onion
1 cup chopped celery
2 teaspoons dried thyme
2 cups chopped carrots
1 cup rice
2 cups chopped leftover turkey
1 cup frozen or leftover corn
3 tablespoons fresh parsley
Salt and pepper
In a large pot, combine carcass, celery, carrots, onion, bay leaf and water and bring to a simmer.
Simmer for 2 to 3 hours over medium low heat. Strain and discard vegetables and bones.
Reserve turkey stock.
In a large pot, melt butter and cook onions until tender. Stir in celery and thyme.
Stir in carrots and rice and toss to coat. Stir in turkey stock and bring to a simmer.
Cook until vegetables and rice are tender. Stir in turkey, corn and parsley. Return to simmer and season to taste.