Basic Poultry Broth

Have the remains of a roasted turkey or chicken? Then you have almost everything you need for a savory, healthful poultry broth that is completely sodium-free!

You can make tons of savory soups with this brothIngredients

  • 1 chicken or turkey carcass, left over from a roasted dinner
  • Enough water to cover the bones
  • A pinch of dried rosemary
  • A pinch of dried thyme


  1. Place all items in a very large pot or stock pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to simmer, cover, and cook on low heat for 1 hour. Use a degreaser cup to remove fat from the broth.
  3. Strain the broth, removing all bones.
  4. If you don’t have a degreaser cup, chill the broth and then scrape off the hardened top layer of fat.
  5. Fill individual Ziploc bags with 2 cups of broth each and freeze for later use.

Turkey stuffing with poultry brothThis broth is perfect as a base for...

  • Soups and stews
  • Pasta and rice dishes
  • And more!


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