Our lunch today was so good!
For Thanksgiving, my family was at our home. I did a lot of the cooking and my brother brought a big smoked ham and smoked turkey. The meats were cooked at a restaurant on the campus of the university in our town and were both delicious.
I've made turkey soup a number of times but always with a baked turkey, never a smoked one.
The Thanksgiving turkey came with a recipe to make soup so I wraped up and froze the carcas after my husband carved it.
I ended up just heating the broth and cooking 1 cup of rice in my 2 quarts or so smoked turkey broth.
Then I added 2 jars of Red Gold brand medium salsa (I bought it really cheap about a year ago and still have 8 jars) some leftover smoked turkey from our Christmas Eve turkey that my husband smoked, some frozen corn and a can of drained pinto beans.
We ate it with a little grated cheddar cheese and tortilla chips.
From now on, I will save all turkey bones, whether baked or smoked, to make broth.
This smoked turkey soup really tasted good on this cold, windy Sunday. It was thrifty, easy and had a lot of good nutrition in it too.
In the top picture is the leftover soup in a half gallon jar- I think I can have smoked turkey soup for lunch all week!
Verse from Today
The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness, (Exodus 34:6 ESV)