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Rich Turkey Broth

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  Turkey neck 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 1 Gallon
  Unpeeled onion 1 Small, quartered
  Carrot 1 Small, cut into 2 inch pieces (Unpeeled)
  Rib celery 1 , cut into 2 inch pieces
  Unpeeled garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), cut in half
  Crumbled bay leaves 3 Tablespoon, or minced
  Minced sage leaves 3 Tablespoon (Fresh Ones)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 2 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried sweet basil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sweet paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper white 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Preheat the oven to 400°.
Place the turkey necks on a cookie sheet or in a large roasting pan and roast, uncovered, for 25 minutes.
Carefully drain off the fat, turn the necks over, and roast for 25 minutes more.
Place the roasted necks in a large pot and add all of the other ingredients.
Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer until the stock is reduced to 2 quarts, about 2 hours.
Strain the stock and discard the cooked turkey and vegetables.
Clean the pot and return the strained stock to it.
Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer until the stock is further reduced to 1 1/2 quarts, about 30 minutes.
Cool, then refrigerate until very cold and defat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 671 Calories from Fat 142

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.3%

Saturated Fat 5.3 g26.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 180 mg60%

Sodium 4204.4 mg175.2%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 22.7 g90.9%

Sugars 14.3 g

Protein 59 g117.1%

Vitamin A 289% Vitamin C 107%

Calcium 81.1% Iron 153.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rich Turkey Broth Recipe