Servings: 
24
Ethnicity: 
American
Occasion: 
Superbowl
Tailgate
Preparation Method: 
Saute
Simmer
Product Type: 
Cooked Turkey
Pulled Turkey
Turkey Broth

Nutrition Facts

  • 301 Total Calories
  • 17 g Total Fat
  • 51 % Daily Total Fat
  • 29 g Cholesterol
  • 1081 mg Sodium
  • 23 g Total Carbohydrates
  • 14 g Protein

Creamy Turkey Soup

Recipe by The National Turkey Federation

1 Pound:
celery, diced
1-1/2 Cups:
margarine
1 Cup:
onions, finely chopped
3 Cups:
flour
1/2 Teaspoon:
thyme, ground
1 Teaspoon:
salt
1/2 Teaspoon:
white pepper, ground
6 Quarts:
TURKEY BROTH, heated
1-1/2 Pounds:
PULLED TURKEY or COOKED TURKEY, light and dark meat, cubed
1 Quart:
milk, heated
1-1/2 Cups:
pimiento, chopped
1/4 Cup:
fresh parsley, chopped
As needed:
garlic croutons
 

Cut celery into dice (1/4 inch). Melt margarine and sauté celery and onions 5 minutes until vegetables are tender.

Stir flour and seasonings into vegetable mixture. Cook 5 to 6 minutes at medium heat.

Gradually whisk turkey broth into vegetable mixture. Cook at medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce is slightly thickened and bubbly.

Fold turkey into sauce and continue cooking 15 minutes.

Stir in milk, pimiento, and parsley. Continue cooking until a temperature of 160 degrees F is reached.

Serve each portion with garlic croutons, if desired.