How Do You Cook Using Canned Turkey Broth?


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Use canned turkey broth to make soup, gravy or in place of water when cooking rice or other grains. Use turkey broth in place of chicken broth in recipes, such a marinara sauce or curries.

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Canned turkey broth is used in the same way as fresh turkey or chicken stock. Use canned turkey broth to make soups, such as turkey noodle soup, turkey wild rice soup or turkey tortilla soup. Turkey broth makes a flavorful base for cream of mushroom soup or turkey and dumplings. Turkey broth also works well in gazpacho, a soup that is typically served cold.

When fresh turkey broth is unavailable, canned turkey stock is essential to making turkey gravy. Begin by melting a few tablespoons of butter or turkey fat in a pan. Add an equal amount of flour to form a roux, and then whisk in the turkey broth. Simmer until the broth thickens into a gravy and season with salt, pepper and herbs.

Use canned turkey broth in place of water when cooking grains. Rice, quinoa, couscous and polenta can all be cooked with turkey broth. Bread stuffing benefits from canned turkey broth as well. Make mashed potatoes more flavorful by adding turkey broth, or use it to steam other vegetables.

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