Easy Turkey Soup Recipes for the Crockpot
Turkey soup recipes tend to be very much sought after just after thanksgiving and Christmas! It seems like a good idea at the time when you cook the biggest turkey you can find for the holidays but then it is easy to become bored with turkey sandwiches. Turkey is something that a lot of people enjoy but it can be hard to know what to do with leftover turkey once the festivities have finished.
If you have a crockpot, you can make crockpot soup recipes in it and turkey makes a delicious soup. This turkey soup is especially good because you can make it with the carcass and any bits of meat still hanging on to it. You can get a lot of flavor from the bones of the bird, without needing much meat to flavor the soup, which is a bonus because else you might just end up throwing the carcass away and never knowing about how to make delicious turkey soup recipes with it!
There are various turkey soup recipes but this one containing noodles, herbs, and vegetables is especially good. You will also enjoy this turkey soup if you like to make healthy crockpot recipes because it is high in nutrition, low in fat and full of flavor. The pasta makes it filling and you can use any shape of pasta you fancy. You could also use rice to make crockpot soup recipes with turkey but pasta does look especially good in the following recipe and the texture fits with that of the soup, giving the dish a perfect consistency.
- 1 turkey carcass, broken into several pieces
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 quarts water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 bay leaf
- ½ teaspoon dried marjoram
- 1 carrot, peeled and sliced thickly
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 6 oz noodles or pasta, cooked and drained
- Put the water and turkey into the crockpot.
- Add the onion, celery, parsley, carrots, bay leaf, marjoram, salt and pepper and cover.
- Cook for 5 to 6 hours on low.
- Remove the turkey carcass.
- Take the meat off the bones and return the meat chunks to the broth.
- Discard the turkey bones.
- Add the cooked noodles or pasta to the slow cooker, cover and cook on high for 20 to 30 minutes.
- Remove and discard the bay leaf.
You can see how flavorful turkey soup recipes are just by looking at this photo. This turkey soup is flavored primarily with the turkey carcass and it also contains carrot for color and taste, herbs for flavor and other ingredients like onion and celery to make it even more exciting. It can be hard to get people interested in soup recipes or to get kids to finish their bowls of soup but, when you make something as tasty as this, it is easy to do because everyone wants to eat it. Serve this soup alone or with bread for mopping up every last bit of the mouthwatering juices.
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