Easy Turkey Broth Recipe

Easy Turkey Broth Recipe

How To Make Easy Turkey Broth

Use up those stray turkey bones on our flavorful broth recipe! This broth works deliciously on most meals to give them extra flavor.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 25 minutes
Total: 1 hour 35 minutes



  • 4turkey necks,or wings or 1 meaty carcass
  • 2tbspolive oil
  • 2onions,quartered
  • 2carrots,chopped
  • 2celery stalks,chopped
  • low sodium chicken broth,2 boxes, or 10 cups water
  • fresh herbs,handful, like parsley, rosemary, thyme and sage
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1tspblack peppercorns


  1. Pour the olive oil in a large stockpot.

  2. Brown the turkey pieces over medium heat in large stock pot until golden.

  3. Add the onions, carrots, celery, chicken broth, herbs, bay leaf, and black peppercorns to a large stock pot or slow cooker.

  4. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour on the stove, or 10 to 12 hours on Low in the slow cooker.

  5. Strain the broth through a cheesecloth to remove the turkey and vegetables.

  6. Return broth to the pot, then simmer for an additional 30 to 45 minutes to reduce.

  7. Allow to cool slightly, then skim off any fat.

  8. Cool the broth, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 164.37kcal
  • Fat: 8.93g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.98g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.06g
  • Fiber: 1.28g
  • Sugar: 2.20g
  • Protein: 15.50g
  • Cholesterol: 103.50mg
  • Sodium: 230.47mg
  • Calcium: 42.16mg
  • Potassium: 253.70mg
  • Iron: 1.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 147.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.56mg
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