Neven Maguire's turkey and vegetable broth

with thanks to Neven Maguire


Great way of using those leftover vegetables and turkey


Ingredients - Serves 8 Adults

  • 100g / 4 oz. of onion, finely diced
  • 100g / 4 oz. of leek, finely diced
  • 100g / 4 oz. of carrot, finely diced
  • 100g / 4 oz. of turnip, finely diced
  • 100g / 4 oz. of parsnip, finely diced
  • 100g / 4 oz. celery, finely diced
  • 50g / 2 oz. of cooked turkey meat, cubed
  • 50g / 2 oz. of low-fat margarine
  • 50g  / 2 oz. of plain flour
  • 2 litres / 4 pints of hot chicken stock - use 2 cubes maximum
  • 50g  / 2 oz. of pearl barley, washed and soaked overnight
  • 250 ml / ½ pint of semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped - or 1 teaspoon of dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon of  fresh thyme, chopped - or ½ teaspoon of dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Place the barley in a saucepan of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes if pre-soaked overnight, otherwise simmer for 35 to 40 minutes until cooked. Drain and set aside
  2. Gently sweat the vegetables and thyme in margarine for 3 to 4 minutes
  3. Remove from the heat and mix in the flour. Return to a low heat and cook out for a few minutes
  4. Gradually add the hot stock, stirring well. Bring to the boil, then add the cooked turkey, milk, cooked barley and chopped parsley
  5. Simmer for 5 minutes and season to taste

Serving Suggestions

Serve with crusty wholegrain bread and enjoy!

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Serves

8 Adults

8 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

60 Minutes

60 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

1 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/8 of the recipe contains
Energy
625kj
149kcal
7%
Fat
6.8g
10%
Saturates
1.5g
8%
Sugars
4.8g
5%
Salt
0.9g
15%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (384g)
Energy163Kj 625Kj
39Kcal 149Kcal
Fat1.8g 6.8g
(of which saturates)0.4g 1.5g
Carbohydrate3.9g 15.2g
(of which sugars)1.3g 4.8g
Fibre0.9g 3.3g
Protein1.4g 5.3g
Salt0.2g 0.9g

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