Lentils in Turkey Broth

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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    turkey wings, large,oven roasted til browned
  • 1
    quart water or 1 quart chicken stock, for broth pot
  • 1
    onion, large,chopped,put peelings in broth pot to add golden color
  • 2
    carrots, washed,peeled,chopped,put peelings in broth pot
  • 3
    celery ribs, washed,chopped,put tops and leaves in broth pot
  • 1
    leek, split,washed,chopped,white part only,put a few of the green part in broth pot
  • 3
    potatoes, yukon gold,washed,chopped
  • 12
  • 1
    teaspoon thyme
  • 14
    cup parsley, chopped
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In crockpot, cook oven-roasted turkey wings until meat is tender, along with vegetable peelings.
  • Remove turkey wings from broth and cool.
  • Strain broth and discard vegetable peelings.
  • Return broth to crockpot.
  • Cook Lentils in separate pot until tender.
  • Rinse well in cool water.
  • Put in crockpot with broth.
  • Saute chopped vegetables in olive oil or butter until almost cooked.
  • Put in crockpot with broth and lentils.
  • Remove meat from cooled turkey wings.
  • Put in crockpot with broth, lentils, and vegetables.
  • Cook soup until vegetables are tender.
  • Serve with burrito style tortillas that have been cut into triangles, deep-fat fried, and sprinkled with Tony Cacheries Cajun spice and curry powder.
  • My DH calls these"Cheater Chapatis.
  • "Can also serve with very ripe tomatoes diced small and put in soup at the table.
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