Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is one of my standard after Thanksgiving recipes. I also make it using chicken stock and chicken in the winter. :o)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 3 carrots, chopped
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 12 onion, chopped
  • 12-1 tablespoon dried parsley, depending on your taste
  • 12-1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning, depending on your taste
  • 4 cups turkey, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 4 cups turkey stock
  • 4 cups water
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat the oil and butter over medium heat in a stock pot until the butter is melted.
  2. Add the carrot, celery, onion, parsley and Italian seasonings. Cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the turkey, stock and water.
  4. Turn the heat up to high and bring to a boil.
  5. Turn down to low, just barely a simmer, and cook for about an hour or until the carrots are fork tender.
  6. Add salt and pepper if need be and serve.
  7. *Some nice late add-ins ~ zucchini, napa cabbage, rice, noodles.
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