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  • What's for Dinner: Homemade Turkey Soup

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  • Ingredients
    •  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 in a stockpot; add the water, onion, salt and bay leaves. Slowly bring to a boil over low 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 the carrots, rice, celery and chopped onion; cover and simmer until rice and vegetables are tender.
  • Remove turkey from bones; discard bones and cut turkey into bite-size pieces. Add turkey and cream soup to broth; heat through. Yield: 8-10 servings (about 2 quarts).