Homemade Turkey Soup
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1 cupCalories201Total Fat2 gSaturated Fat1 gCholesterol101 mgSodium141 mgPotassium344 mgTotal Carbohydrate11 gDietary Fiber1 gProtein33 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresTurkey breast with bones6 pounds (with at least 2 cups meat)Medium onions2Celery stalks3Dried thyme1 teaspoonDried rosemary½ teaspoonDried sage½ teaspoonDried basil1 teaspoonDried marjoram½ teaspoonDried tarragon½ teaspoonSalt½ teaspoonBlack pepper to tasteWaterItalian pastina or pasta½ pound
  • Directions
  • Place turkey breast in large 6-quart pot. Cover with water until at least three quarters full.
  • Peel onions, cut into large pieces, and add to pot. Wash celery stalks, slice, and add to pot.
  • Simmer covered for about 2-1/2 hours.
  • Remove carcass from pot. Divide soup into smaller, shallower containers for quick cooling in refrigerator.
  • After cooling, skim off fat.
  • While soup cools, remove remaining meat from turkey carcass. Cut into pieces.
  • Add turkey meat to skimmed soup, along with herbs and spices.
  • Bring to boil and add pastina. Continue cooking on low boil for about 20 minutes, until pastina is done. Serve at once or refrigerate for later reheating.

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