Christmas Dinner Soup - Modified by Twissis

Recipe by twissis
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 190°C.
  • Roll the stuffing into 24 balls & cook in the oven for approx 20 min, till golden brown. Remove & set aside.
  • While the stuffing balls are cooking, soak the dried cranberries in boiling water for 15 min, drain & set aside.
  • Melt the butter in a pan. Add the leek, celery & onion. Cook for 5 min or till softened.
  • Add the stock, bay leaf & thyme. Cover & simmer for 20 min till the veggies are tender. Remove the herbs & discard.
  • Use your stick blender or food processor to blend the stock mixture till smooth.
  • Return the blended mixture to the pan. Add the cream, turkey & cranberries & season w/salt & pepper to your taste preferences.
  • Reheat GENTLY for 10 min, stirring occ.
  • To Serve: Place 3-4 stuffing "meatballs" in ea of 6-8 soup bowls, ladle the soup over them & serve immediately.
  • NOTE: Try not to omit the dried cranberries as they really add such a flavor dimension to this soup. I actually added more than the recipe suggested & was glad I did.
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