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Slow Cooker Homemade Turkey Stock. An easy recipe to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey to make delicious soup stock. Gluten-free. BoulderLocavore.com

Slow Cooker Homemade Turkey Stock

Homemade turkey stock has never been easier and it so worth the time to make this delicious stock. A wonderful base for any homemade soups.

Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker stock recipe, slow cooker turkey stock, turkey stock
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8 cups (if using 10 cups water in recipe)
Calories 17 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 1 Turkey Carcass , quartered (or cut even smaller if needed to fit your slow cooker)
  • 1 large Yellow Onion , peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 large Celery Stalks , rinsed and cut into 2-inch segments
  • 3 medium Carrots , scrubbed and cut into 1 ½ inch segments
  • 15 Black Peppercorns
  • 3 sprigs fresh Italian Parsley
  • 4 sprigs fresh Thyme
  • 8-10 cup Cold Water

Instructions

  1. Add the onion, celery and carrots to a 6-quart slow cooker. Lay the turkey bones on top of the vegetables. Add the peppercorns, parsley, and thyme. Pour in the amount of water your slow cooker can hold (note; the turkey carcass size can determine the amount of water possible). Add the lid and turn on LOW for 12 hours.
  2. Strain and use or freeze. Tip for straining fat: if you want to try to strain fat out of the stock, place it in the refrigerator overnight. The fat will congeal on the top and is easily remove.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Homemade Turkey Stock
Amount Per Serving
Calories 17
% Daily Value*
Fat 0g0%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 119mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 0g0%
Vitamin A 3920IU78%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.