Quick Turkey and Rice Soup
Barley or orzo can stand in for rice from one batch to the next.
Martha Stewart Living, November 2008
- Yield Serves 4 as a side dish
- 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) unsalted butter
- 1 medium leek, white and light-green parts only, thinly sliced crosswise and rinsed well
- 3 ounces celery root, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch dice (3/4 cup)
- 1 medium parsnip, cut into 1/4-inch dice
- Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
- 4 1/2 cups Turkey Stock (http://www.marthastewart.com/262514/turkey-stock)
- 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked turkey
- 1 cup cooked rice
- Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add leek, celery root, parsnip, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until leek is translucent, about 2 minutes.
- Add stock, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in turkey and rice, and cook until heated through. Season with salt and pepper, and serve immediately.
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