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Put a light, fresh spin on Thanksgiving leftovers with a speedy riff on avgolemono, the classic Greek chicken soup. Egg yolks add creaminess to turkey stock, while lemon juice brightens the flavor, and cooked rice and shredded meat fill out every spoonful.

Martha Stewart Living, November 2020

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Credit: Johnny Miller

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prep:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium pot, bring stock and 2 cups water to a simmer over medium-high heat; add leeks and season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until tender, about 8 minutes.

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  • In a small heatproof bowl, whisk together egg yolks and lemon juice. Slowly whisk in 1 cup stock mixture, then gradually stir back into soup. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring, until creamy, 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in turkey and rice; continue cooking until warmed through, 1 to 2 minutes. Season to taste. Serve with dill, more pepper, a drizzle of oil, and lemon wedges.

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11/27/2020
I'M going to make this today, this soup sounds absolutely delicious. Thank you