Turkey Minestrone Soup

Turkey Minestrone Soup

Turkey Minestrone Soup

Servings:*

12 1/2 cup servings

Ingredients

  • 1 meaty turkey carcass
  • 10 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cans stewed tomatoes, 14.5 ounce
  • 1 can great northern beans, drained, 15.5 ounce
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained, 15 ounce
  • 2 potatoes, peeled, cubed (2 cups)
  • 1 large onion, chopped (2 cups)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Minced Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil, crumbled
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup broken uncooked spaghetti
  • 1 package frozen Italian green beans, 16 ounce
This soup is the perfect way to make a second meal of the holiday turkey.

Directions

  1. In large Dutch oven, combine first 4 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 1 hour.
  2. Remove meat and bones from broth; cool. Remove turkey meat from bones; discard bones. Chop turkey into bite-size pieces. Strain broth; return broth and turkey to Dutch oven.
  3. Stir in next 9 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Stir in spaghetti and green beans; continue cooking until potatoes and pasta are tender (about 10 minutes).
* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.