Creamy Turkey Soup Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time2 Hr 45 Min
Ready In3 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Turkey carcass1
 Bouquet garni1 (1 bundle)
 Butter1 Ounce
 Chopped onion2 Tablespoon
 Potatoes6 Ounce, peeled and diced
 Carrot1 Medium, peeled and finely diced
 Celery stalks2 , chopped
 Curry powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Evaporated milk/Single cream1⁄4 Pint (for finish)
 Freshly chopped parsley1⁄2 Teaspoon (for finish)

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Take off all the meat from carcass and cut into small pieces.
2) In a saucepan, place the carcass and cover with water.
3) Put the bouquet garni and heat to boil.
4) Half cover and cook gently for 2 hours.

MAKING
5) Drain the stock and allow to cool, remove the fat from the surface.
6) Measure 3 3/4 cups of stock, if less add water.
7) In a saucepan, melt butter and sauté onion until translucent.
8) Add the curry powder and cook for 1 minute and stir in vegetable, stock and season to taste.

FINALIZING
9) Put the lid on and cook gently for 30 minutes or until the vegetable are tender.
10) Add in the reserved turkey meat.
11) If you wish to freeze the dish, then do so at this stage. Pour the cooled soup mixture in a plastic container.
12) Seal, label, and freeze the container.

SERVING
13) In a small cup mix together milk or cream and flour.
14) Pour the flour mixture into the soup and simmer until the soup thickens.
15) Serve hot garnished with parsley.
16) If using frozen soup, reheat gently from frozen on top of the stove, stir in the flour mixture until thickened.
17) Serve as mentioned in step 15.
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