Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey Noodle Soup

The best thing in the world to do with a turkey carcass is simmer it to make broth, then use the broth to make rich and satisfying turkey noodle soup.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Place the turkey carcass in a stockpot along with a quartered onion and a bay leaf. Cover with cold water (about a gallon), bring to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for 3 hours.
  3. Step 3

    Remove the carcass and discard. Meanwhile, strain the broth, rinse out the pot, and return the broth to the pot. You should have between 2 and 3 quarts of broth.
  4. Step 4

    Bring it to a boil, then add the carrots and celery. Simmer until the carrots are not quite soft, about 2 minutes.
  5. Step 5

    Add the noodles and cook until al dente according to the package instructions.
  6. Step 6

    Add the turkey meat and simmer just until it is heated through. Season with kosher salt and ground white pepper to taste.
  7. Step 7

    Serve right away in bowls garnished with the chopped parsley. Enjoy.