They do their best to entertain the kids from their stationary positions. Simply amazing. My love and prayers go out to you and your family. Glad you enjoyed the flavor and recipe! High Altitude Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies, © 2020 Mountain Mama Cooks. Then place the diced turkey meat, carrots, celery, onion, and white mushrooms in the pot. Thanks again! Yum!!! YAY! It’s an excellent way to turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into a healthy and hearty meal. Serve. Will be making this soup again for sure! Stir in carrots and rice and toss to coat. A combination of milk and heavy cream can be used instead of half-and-half. But leftovers don't have to be boring. Thanks for sharing this recipe! This’ll definitely become a new tradition in my family! Cool. This soup is excellent! Taco Soup - A soup recipe that can be ready in about 20 minutes and loaded with all your favorite Southwest flavors. Warmest wishes this holiday season and God bless. I think I’m going to add a good deal more seasoning, though. Thank you so much for posting this wonderful recipe! It’s my fave too! How did it taste? I still had the carcass, so was able to make the homemade stock as well. Simmer for 20 minutes. Instead of noodles, this recipe calls for wild rice. I love to cook because food is so much more than just food; it’s a tool to connect, empower, heal and love. I had my turkey carcass and some wild rice and went googling. So if you don’t already have it make sure to grab some. 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. Season with salt and pepper. Instead of throwing away the unwanted turkey carcass you’ll be using it to make a turkey stock as the base for the soup. Creamy Turkey Soup with Rice Add shredded turkey, wild rice, broth, thyme, salt, and pepper. My favorite thing to add is this Thanksgiving herb stuffing because it has so much flavor. Go for it and best of luck. We are so excited to make it that I might want it ready for Thanksgiving night snacking…. 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. I can confirm, in case anyone wondered, that it does very well in a crock pot. Stir in broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. I seems like you would be losing a lot of flavor from it. Before you do that you want to pick your turkey clean of any good pieces of turkey! You’ll need your turkey carcass, water and some vegetables for this part. Found it. Thanks for catching the typo. We needed every bit of that double batch to be able to feed five, though. I did add extra broth…..probably twice what the recipe called for. These leftover turkey & wild rice soup are stunning. I followed the instructions on the stove through step 3, then dumped everything into the pot and set it to cook for 10 hours. We had our meal elsewhere and weren’t sent home with leftovers, but I may just go buy a turkey on sale this weekend so that I can make this soup! Out of all the recipes I’ve shared this year, this Thanksgiving leftovers turkey soup is the most special one of all. I’ve made this at least four times now, it is absolutely my favorite. Without fail this is how our post Thanksgiving feast goes. Add the chopped leftover turkey meat to the soup, and season the soup with salt and pepper. And should it be covered like the wild rice container says? It’s not really that hard. Thank you. Ingredients 3 carrots, chopped 1 onion, chopped 4 stalks celery, chopped 1 leftover turkey carcass or 4 pound whole chicken* 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon fresh basil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon fresh oregano 1 cup brown rice** 1 quart chicken broth 1 quart water. I made this yesterday in my crock pot. The recipe has been updated! Stir in celery and thyme. I double the recipe when I make it so I fudge the amounts and add chopped spinach or kale too. Of course, you remove the carcass when the soup is done. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with good food, lots of laughter and hopefully not too many dishes! Stir to break up any flour bits. I added during step 4 bc that was closest to the wild rice container recipe. Yum! I use the dark meat as it has some of the richest flavors from the bird. Pour the turkey stock into the Instant Pot. I made it on November 27 with our left over turkey from Thanksgiving. Are you referring to this leftover soup recipe or my slow cooker stock recipe? He would throw the carcass and all into the stockpot to get all that delicious flavoring into the soup. Made a double batch of this today as written, with no additional seasoning except a little more salt, since I used reduced sodium chicken broth. I'm Tara, the face behind the Modern Crumb food blog! -thank you for the comment! IS the wild rice supposed to be raw or already cooked? The first stage is making the turkey stock (the broth). We loved it. Stir in the diced turkey, thyme leaves and cream and continue cooking just long enough to heat the turkey through, 2 to 3 minutes. Can’t wait to pour myself a bowl on this damp drizzly day. The perfect way to use our leftovers, thank you! The creamy turkey wild rice soup is now ready to be served! Lasagna soup - … To be fair, it's hard to follow the delicious feast you had the day before. Visit Kelley Epstein {Mountain Mama Cooks}'s profile on Pinterest. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Everyone loved it! Should i have used 4 quarts? My favorite leftover turkey soup recipe is this turkey and wild rice soup recipe. It’s been this way for years and somehow it just works. Mmmmmm. Reduce heat to medium and add the cooked wild rice, parsley, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary, and shredded turkey. The same goes for onion, celery, and mushrooms from the stuffing. Your email address will not be published. Kelley… Thank you for this recipe! My uncle is in the kitchen shortly after, sleeves rolled up and has the task of cleaning the carcass. The wild rice doesn’t go mushy like other kinds of rice do in soups, and makes the soup … Thanks for posting this. Thanks, Kelley. I never let my turkey go to waste. Very easy and covered up the over-fried turkey…( don’t get me started. To make this soup healthier, you can use whole milk instead of half-and-half. Add in the wild rice, salt, black pepper, and parsley flakes. Cook for 20 minutes more. 16 Slow-Cooker Turkey Breast Recipes for Stress-Free Holidays. I’d made stock from the turkey carcass the day before, and was looking for some soup inspiration. It was worth the effort, so yummy. It worked. I use the dark meat as it has some of the richest flavors from the bird. Figure the longer it simmers, the more flavor your broth will have. Throw all the ingredients in there on high and it’s done in about 4 hours. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add light cream to the soup, and cook for 15 minutes. Thanks! Absolutely delicious!!!! Cook the creamy turkey wild rice soup on low temperature for 4 hours. https://www.cookscountry.com/recipes/3861-creamy-turkey-and-wild-rice-soup Tag @mountainmamacooks on Instagram and hashtag it #mountainmamacooks. Thanks. I’m ready to reach out and grab that bowl as it looks perfect! The next morning, I skim the fat way and what’s left is the most flavorful stock that will be perfect for leftover soup and pot pies to enjoy all throughout the winter. It wasn’t needed. https://www.cookscountry.com/recipes/3861-creamy-turkey-and-wild-rice-soup Perfect for fall or a holiday. Thanks! Whisk flour and cream in bowl until smooth. The recipe still shows 2 separate rice amounts and 2 separate stock amounts. Here are a few of my favorite tips and tricks for making the most of your turkey leftovers. I just kept adding stock or broth because the rice kept soaking it up? It definitely needs more broth than called for. So happy I found yours! (God bless him.) If you want a less rich soup with fewer calories, substitute milk for the half-and-half. I then skim the fat off the top, strain the stock and then use it right away or freeze! Pour 1 quart water on top. Glad you enjoyed it! You heard right, we’re going to put some of our leftover side dishes right into the soup. That’s all I can think of. Were you surprised to see we’d be adding in actual side dishes? My house smells amazing. This recipe is perfect for your leftover turkey and turkey carcass. Bring to a simmer and then cover and simmer for 30 minutes. To speed … Here is the finished creamy turkey wild rice soup, after the cream has been added. Add carrots, celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. The result was surprising, my whole family enjoyed the food I cooked, Just tried this recipe and it was a huge success. Simmer for 20 minutes. Add The beauty of this turkey soup is you can add as much or as little of something as you want. Add onion, shallots, carrot, and celery to roux; reduce heat to medium. The flavors continue to develop, making the soup even better the next day. Did you make this recipe? View Recipes →, Copyright © 2020 Modern Crumb on the Foodie Pro Theme, Pick all of the useable meat from the turkey, cut into bite size pieces and set aside in the fridge for now, Put the turkey carcass and any remnants in a stock pot, Chop up 3 celery stalks including any stems, Add all of the chopped vegetables to the stock pot, Add water to the stock pot, just until the turkey and vegetables are covered, Cover with a lid, bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and simmer until the meat has fallen off the turkey bones and they no longer have any meat on them (about 4-5 hours), Strain the broth and throw away the solids, Return the broth back to the stock pot, bring back to a boil, Chop the other onion and the remainder of your celery (3) and carrots (3), add these to the stock pot, Additionally add in the diced green bell pepper, wild rice, garlic, fresh thyme, fresh parsley and any additional vegetables you may like (corn, green beans, peas, etc), If you have any leftover stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy add a few spoonfuls of each for flavor and to thicken, Once the vegetables are soft add the turkey meat, Grammy’s Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey and Wild Rice Soup. 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