Turkey Broth

Fresh turkey wings aren’t essential to this recipe, but they do give the broth more flavor and body.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 6 hours 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1 turkey carcass
  • 4 turkey wings
  • 2 onions, quartered
  • 3 ribs celery, halved
  • 2 carrots, halved
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 sprig fresh parsley
  • 1 green onion
  • 10 cups water


  • Combine all ingredients in a large stock pot or Dutch oven; water should cover ingredients. Break up carcass if necessary to fit in pot.
  • Bring water to a boil over high heat. Continue boiling 3 minutes; reduce heat to medium low. Cover pot; simmer 6 hours.
  • Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes.
  • Ladle broth through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Skim off any fat on surface. Use within 3 days, or place in freezer.