Turkey Barley Chunky Soup

READY IN: 11hrs 30mins
Recipe by kzbhansen

There are a bazillion turkey soup recipes on here but not this one. I like a really chunky soup so you may wish to alter the amount of barley you use. We use alot. Great for OAMC

Top Review by Rita1652

I just love barley! I had made turkey stock over the wekend so this soup was perfect timing for it. I did use garlic cloves not powder. The directions doesn`t mention the boullion so I skipped it and didn`t miss it! I did add turkey meat. Nice and hearty!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place turkey carcass in a large soup pan and completely cover with water.
  2. Simmer 6 hours or more until the meat completely falls off of the bones, replenishing water as it evaporates.
  3. Add celery and cook 2 hours more.
  4. allow soup to cool.
  5. Strain soup and remove bones and grissle.
  6. Add xtra turkey if desired into pot. Add enough water to fill pot up to where it was when the bones were still in it.
  7. Reheat soup and add carrot and spices and simmer for an hour. Add bouillon to taste if you feel the broth needs it.
  8. Add barley and cook for about an hour or so.
  9. Serve hot with parmesan cheese if desired.
  10. You can freeze leftovers and reheat.
  11. Great for OAMC.

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