James By: James
Turkey Soup/Stew With Rice

I made this eaelier today.


Turkey Soup With Rice

Recipe Courtesy of Cathy Lowe



Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 3 hours 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings


1 turkey carcass

2 stalks celery with leaves,

coarsely chopped

2 carrots, coarsely chopped

1 onion, peeled & quartered

1 bay leaf

8 cups water

3 tablespoons butter, unsalted

1 cup chopped onion

1 cup chopped celery

2 teaspoons dried thyme

2 cups chopped carrots

1 cup rice, uncooked

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.



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  • Jennifer 10y


    love this sort of thing with wild rice mix--thanks for sharing!
  • Grace 10y

    Thanks for the great soup idea . . . and the bowl is beautiful as is the photo.
  • Chrissie Jamieson 10y

    Hi James

    You have excelled yourself this time !
  • Jakey or, Jakes or JW 10y

    oh yum. you are way too cruel.
  • ... has left the building 10y

    Nothing better than a hot soup on a cold winter day! :-)

    But made with a carcass??? I thought only vultures like these.
  • Jim Dubois 10y

    Never mind sharing the recipe, just mail me a bowl of soup. Looks great.
  • Cherry 10y

    Drat! We've just thrown out the turkey carcass.

    This looks great - I like my soup to be stuff you could dance on, need to take a knife and fork to.

    A must try ... thanks
  • Helga Kopp 10y

    I come to lunch, looks so enticingly :-)
  • Judy 10y

    Oh boy does this look good on a windy, snowy day!! Think I am going to blow away!!!
  • tracy ducasse 10y

    do you have a lentil soup recipe?
  • keith Harrington 10y

    Got any leftovers? :)
  • Veronica 10y

    wow this looks yummy!
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