Saturday, January 24, 2015

Turkey Noodle Soup


Taking the time to make your own turkey bone broth or stock is well worth it, and I really like the convenience of having some on my pantry shelves. And just think, when you want to make soup, it's just a matter of minutes to put it all together. Even better? You know what's in it!

What are the benefits of Turkey Bone Broth? Bone broths are extraordinarily rich in nutrients – particularly minerals and amino acids. Bone broths are a good source of amino acids – particularly arginine, glycine and proline. Glycine supports the bodies detoxification process and is used in the synthesis of hemoglobin, bile salts and other naturally-occurring chemicals within the body. Glycine also supports digestion and the secretion of gastric acids. Proline, especially when paired with vitamin C, supports good skin health. Bone broths are also rich in gelatin which improves collagen status, thus supporting skin health. (source: Nourished Kitchen)

See here to make Turkey Bone Broth 

So now to make Turkey Noodle Soup

4 cups (1 quart) Turkey Bone Broth
1 cup cooked turkey meat, cut into pieces
1 small onion, diced small
1 stalk celery, diced small
1/2 cup cut carrots
1/2 cup green beans
1/2 cup green peas or corn
(or you can use any of your favorite vegetables)
1 - 1 1/2 cups small egg noodles, uncooked
Salt and pepper to taste

Place all ingredients in a large pot on your stove top; cover and bring to a boil.

Uncover, turn heat down to medium, and continue cooking until the noodles are tender.

Serve hot with dinner rolls, biscuits, or bread.

Yield:  4 servings


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