I bag the carcass right from the table and pop it in the freezer. Add broth and bring to a boil, scraping up any browned bits. We made this for dinner tonight – absolutely delicious! Sauté garlic, onions, celery, and carrots in a touch of oil in a large pot. Add rice and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 20 minutes more. I discard the carcass the night before and let the stock sit over night. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. Add shredded turkey, wild rice, broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. By adding just a few ingredients together, you come up with the most flavorful soup in an hour’s time. Pick off the white and dark meat. Add the veggie mixture, wild rice, 4 c turkey broth, bay leaf, 2 T parsley, thyme, sage, and rosemary to the slow cooker. Out of all the recipes I’ve shared this year, this Thanksgiving leftovers turkey soup is the most special one of all. After that, add some flour, whisked well with cool water to help thicken the soup broth slightly. ❤. Here are a few of my favorite tips and tricks for making the most of your turkey leftovers. Simmer for at least 1 hour. Just FYI- now it has 1/2 cup wild rice listed twice in the ingredients. My dad would always make a big pot of turkey-rice soup after the holidays to use the leftover turkey. Thanks. Simmer for 20 minutes. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I’m at step #4 with about 12 minutes to go of the simmering of the stock and it’s simmering down to hardly 2 cups by now. Heat to a simmer and … Go for it and best of luck. Stir well then seal the lid. You need to cook the wild rice first. The perfect way to use our leftovers, thank you! A few other things you’ll need that you may or may not already have is a green bell pepper, fresh parsley and fresh thyme. The flavors continue to develop, making the soup even better the next day. Delicious, roasted turkey carcass that will become turkey wild rice and black trumpet mushroom (or whatever shroom you like) soup. I then skim the fat off the top, strain the stock and then use it right away or freeze! I’m so glad you liked it! I made my soup in the crock pot. Wild Rice Turkey Soup. You can mash it around to let it dissipate into the soup or leave it untouched and that gives you little bites of fluffy stuffing, which I love! Same for the mashed potatoes and stuffing. Kelley~I know I said my husband and I thought the soup was DELICIOUS!, but it must have been more so than I thought bc he tells everyone about it{he didn’t know about the mushrooms because I diced very small} . Cook 10 minutes, stirring often. But leftovers don't have to be boring. I love to cook because food is so much more than just food; it’s a tool to connect, empower, heal and love. and will definitely double this time. I made it on November 27 with our left over turkey from Thanksgiving. So good, perfect comfort food. Our Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup recipe avoids these pitfalls by sautéeing and simmering the turkey carcass with vegetables and a combination of chicken broth (for flavor) and white wine (for brightness), which produced a rich, savory broth. ★☆ Welcome to my kitchen! Add olive oil, carrots, celery, and onions. All rights reserved. Yum!!! This turkey wild rice soup is packed with plenty of turkey, hearty wild rice, chunky vegetables and fresh herbs. Before you do that you want to pick your turkey clean of any good pieces of turkey! It came out beyond delicious! Best turkey soup ever! It’s a thing of beauty. bell pepper, carrots, celery, garlic, onion, parsley, thyme, turkey, turkey carcass, wild rice, this will depend on how much broth you have, eyeball it, such as green beans, peas, corn (adding vegetables only that your family likes, use up leftovers in the fridge). Serve soup in large bowls and garnish with extra thyme if desired. They’re minced. Stir in turkey broth, carrots, thyme and baking soda and bring to boil. Hmmmmm….perhaps it was the rice blend you used? I forgot to add the sherry. Head over to the recipes page of the blog, one of my favorite categories is the 'quick + easy meals'! I still had the carcass, so was able to make the homemade stock as well. Add shredded turkey, wild rice, broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. I did not put mushrooms in. Going to make it next week. Again, for our family we add frozen corn, frozen peas and some fresh chopped green beans. Cranberry Cheesecake White Chocolate Cookies, Grammy sometimes adds lentils and barley to her soup, Do not add the turkey until the very end – the turkey can tend to become rubbery and tasteless if simmered with the veggies, Keep in mind this is a very, as you like it, soup recipe – Grammy mentions that you only need to add the vegetables your family likes, maybe it’s something not even listed in here, If you didn’t make enough broth you can always add a container of store bought to the soup, Adding some stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy will help to thicken the soup, but do not add too much or it will overwhelm the flavors, Grammy says to serve with thick fluffy rolls, mmmm, This recipe is passed down from Grammy (my mother in-law), this is a family recipe. This is one of my favorite soups to make post Thanksgiving as I usually have most of the ingredients on hand and it comes together in a cinch. The flavors continue to develop, making the soup even better the next day. The beauty of this turkey soup is you can add as much or as little of something as you want. This was amazing for a day-after Thanksgiving family gathering. Other than that just followed the recipe, and tripled it for our party. the directions don’t mention when to ad the wild rice. Slow Cooker Turkey Carcass and Rice Soup. It’s totally worth the little bit of effort! It’s a hit whenever I make it!! This recipe is perfect for your leftover turkey and turkey carcass. Thanks again! I live in high altitude also and making recipes work can be sketchy – thanks. Here is the finished creamy turkey wild rice soup, after the cream has been added. Add the turkey stock, soy sauce, and bay leaf. To thicken up the soup and add flavor, optionally add some of your other Thanksgiving leftovers like stuffing and/or gravy. Total Time: 20 Yield: 9 cups of soup. So tasty. Step 3 Stir in the wild rice, turkey, salt, pepper, and almonds. 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