Friday, November 21, 2008

Homemade Turkey Soup

Homemade Turkey Soup
from:Taste of Home

SERVINGS: 8-10 (about 2 quarts)
TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 2 hours 35 min.

1 leftover turkey carcass (from a 10- to 12-pound turkey)
2 quarts water
1 medium onion, halved
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 bay leaves
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1/3 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup, undiluted

Place the turkey carcass, water, onion, salt and bay leaves in a soup kettle; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 2 hours.
Remove carcass; cool. Strain broth and skim off fat; discard onion and bay leaves. Return broth to the pan. Add carrots, rice, celery and chopped onion; cover and simmer until rice and vegetables are tender. Remove turkey from the bones; cut into bite-size pieces. Add turkey and cream soup to broth; heat through.

Nutrition Facts
One serving:(1 cup)
Calories: 136
Fat:3 g
Saturated Fat:1 g
Cholesterol:21 mg
Sodium:367 mg
Carbohydrate:20 g
Fiber:1 g
Protein:7 g

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