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Creamy After-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

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"This is a version of Valorie Walker's recipe with a few of my changes. Enjoy."
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Ingredients

1 h 55 m servings 273
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Place turkey carcass in a large pot or Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, cover, and simmer for 1 hour. Remove carcass and allow to cool. Separate turkey meat from the bones. Cut meat into bite-size pieces; discard bones. Reserve about 12 cups turkey broth in a large bowl. Save remaining broth for another use.
  2. Melt butter in another large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat; cook and stir onion, carrots, and celery in melted butter until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir flour into vegetable mixture; cook and stir until smooth, about 5 minutes. Gradually stir in about 1/3 the reserved turkey broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  3. Stir remaining turkey broth, turkey meat, half-and-half, fettuccine, stuffing, salt, chicken bouillon, pepper, and poultry seasoning into half-and-half mixture. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until noodles are tender, about 10 minutes more.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • If you like and have the time,you can also put the turkey bones on a baking sheet and roast them for 1 hour (350 degree F oven). Then follow the recipe.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 273 calories; 21.7 15.1 5.2 57 442 Full nutrition

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This is a very creamy and yummy soup! It makes a ton so I froze at least half of it. I was amazed that I got 3 cups of turkey off of the carcass which I thought I had pretty well picked over. I ...

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This is a very creamy and yummy soup! It makes a ton so I froze at least half of it. I was amazed that I got 3 cups of turkey off of the carcass which I thought I had pretty well picked over. I ...

My family like this soup.

Edit; you can also substitute small gnocchi for the fettuccine.

Absolutely wonderful!!!!! Nice thick, creamy, hearty soup! Add some crusty bread, maybe a small salad - you've got a full meal! My 92-year-old Dad said he doesn't remember enjoying a soup so ...

This is the best soup ever, I made it last year and I'm back for it this year. I made as is even though I was skeptical about the stuffing, and the fettuccini parts, but believe me both added a...

Best soup ever!. ..but put in cut up potatoes with other vegetables instead of pasta. Keeps better too

The 'Creamy After-Thanksgiving Turkey Soup' came out wonderfully with a few changes. The biggest change was adding barley for thickening, taste and health. Great!

This was delicious! I was sceptical but decided to try it anyway. I substituted evaporated milk for the half and half because it was what I had on hand, and threw in the rest of the stuffing and...

This was a total hit with the entire family! A few got a touch of the flu after thanksgiving so I prepared this soup and made everyone feel just a little bit better. The leftover stuffing real...