Thanksgiving Stew

"This is made from left-overs and a few additions. I made it with 2 cups of Recipe #78072, but listed it here as rutabaga and potatoes so that you can make it from scratch. You could substitute turnips or cauliflower for the rutabaga and duck, goose or chicken would go well for the meat."
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  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup cooked rutabaga
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • 2 cups leftover turkey
  • 2 cups pureed butternut squash
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 12 teaspoon celery salt
  • salt and pepper


  • In a 3-quart pot melt the butter.
  • Mince the onion and soften it in the butter, do not brown.
  • Mash the rutabaga and potatoes so they aren't lumpy.
  • Mince the turkey.
  • Add all ingredients to the pot and stir,.
  • Simmer for half an hour.

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