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Ingredients

1 meaty turkey frame (leftover carcass)
8 cups water
1 large onion, quartered
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1 can (16 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon
1-1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1-1/2 teaspoon basil
1-1/2 teaspoon marjoram
1-1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 cups (any combination) celery or carrots, diced
1-1/2 cups medium uncooked noodles
2 cups chopped cooked turkey meat

Instructions

Simmer leftover turkey carcass, water, onion and garlic salt for 1-1/2 hours. Remove carcass and cut off meat. Return broth to pan, add tomatoes, bouillon, herbs and pepper. Stir in vegetables. Return to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in noodles and simmer for eight to 10 minutes. Stir in turkey meat, heat through and serve.

Cherri Duncan
Bagley, Wis.



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