Holiday Turkey Soup

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
Recipe by suhaila.nichol

Got this one from my mother-in-law, but I added seasonings & veggies. This a great "box car" recipe and gives you a way to use turkey up without everyone getting tired of turkey. Do not use a turkey carass that has been brined or smoked, it's just to salty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cover turkey carass with with the 12 cups of water and add the bay leaf. Bring to boil, then cook on low for 1 to 2 hours. Let cool, remove carass & bay leaf & skim the fat.
  2. Bring broth to boil and add barley, salt, pepper, poulty seasoning.
  3. Once barley has been started, cook rice in a separate pot.
  4. After barley has cooked for about 40 minutes, add turkey & all remaining veggies. Cook an additional 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in cooked rice. Serves a crowd & is even better the second day. Freezes great as well.

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