If you don't have a turkey carcass you can substitute 2 1/2 pounds of fresh turkey legs in this soup. Slideshow: More Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes 

Ian Knauer
November 2014

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Recipe Summary

active:
25 mins
total:
6 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Makes about 12 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a slow cooker on high until hot. Stir in the turkey fat, onion, carrots, celery, garlic, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring occasionally until golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Stir in the turkey carcass, thyme, sage, and stock. Reduce the heat to low and cook the soup until the turkey meat is falling off the bones, 6 to 8 hours. Discard the turkey bones and season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Serve sprinkled with the parsley leaves.

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