What do you put in your homemade turkey noodle soup??

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by redhen, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I cooked down the turkey carcass with an onion. made a yummy broth.. [​IMG]
    i'm adding carrots and celery... (and of course turkey and noodles)
    what else do i put in it? what other veggies do you use...
    thanks for any help..
     

  2. cassie

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    I make what I call a Last Day Stroganoff. I put the turkey carcass in a large pot, add onion, garlic, a bay leaf or two and water to cover. I simmer until the carcass falls apart, then I allow it to cool enough so I can remove the bones. It is better if you strain the meat from the broth and chill the broth overnight. That way you can easily skim off the fat. Then I put the meat back in the broth, mix in a can of Cream of Mushroom Soup and bring it to a boil. When it comes to a rolling boil, I throw in a package of wide egg noodles. Be sure to stir occasionally so it doesn't stick and scorch. When the noodles are just about done I throw in some frozen peas. When the peas are done I turn off the heat and stir in a pint of sour cream. If the sour crean cools it off too much heat it back up a little, but you don't want it to boil. That's it. My husband thinks this dish is the best part of Thanksgiving.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    That sounds great! Thanks! I bet my DH would love that too!
     
  4. Marlinchaser

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    Potatoes

    I will also make a gravy with part of the broth, then mix that back into the soup making it thicker. Then I either add egg noodles(homemade if you have the time) or rice.
     
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  6. redhen

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    Quote:Niiice he cooks too... [​IMG]
     
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  8. Marlinchaser

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    OH I forgot, and More onions. Put them in whole.
     
  9. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

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    Fresh chives or onion tops chopped up
    Fresh kale
    A bay leaf (don't forget to remove) before serving!

    I love brown rice in soups but hubby white rice (so I just serve the rice as a base for soup.

    For color, sprinkle with paptrika before serving and garnish with a few more chives.

    Enjoy and have a blessed day.....
     

  10. jojo54

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    Quote:I add whatever I have on hand - it is always different - potatoes, cabbage, rice, barley, spinach. The second day, the soup is so thick you can almost cut it.

    I also make the broth and then freeze it to use as Wonton Soup whenever I make them. It tastes better to have homemade broth in the soup instead of chicken soup base the recipe called for.
     

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