1 turkey carcass
4 cups Water
8 cups reduced-sodium Chicken
4 large Onions
, 1 quartered and 3 chopped
1 cup dIce
d rutabaga or Turnip
1 cup chopped Celery
s, peeled and cut into thin strips
1/4 cup chopped fresh Parsley
spoon dried Thyme
1 bay leaf
spoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup Pear
1 can (14 ounces) unSalt
1 can (16 ounces) white beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 pound leftover light turkey meat, cut into bite-size chunks
How to make Home Style Turkey Soup
In a large stockpot, combine the turkey carcass, water, broth and quartered onion. Bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Strain the mixture, discarding the carcass and onion. Chill the liquid in the refrigerator overnight, if possible and skim off the fat from the broth's surface.
Return the liquid to the stockpot.
Add the remaining ingredients to the broth mixture. Bring to a simmer and cook, covered, for about 1 hour.
Ladle into individual bowls and serve immediately.