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Curried Cream of Turkey Soup

Curried Cream of Turkey Soup

From: Chef/owner Bruce Klug, Klug's Creekside Inn, Cedarburg, WI. Yield: 3½ gallons.

1 lb. unsalted butter

2 cups diced sweet onion

3 cups diced celery

1 tsp. minced fresh garlic

3 cups all-purpose flour

3 gallons cold water

8 oz. turkey base

3 lb. cooked turkey, diced

1 qt. cooked white rice

4-5 Tbsp. curry powder

2 Tbsp. salt

1 Tbsp. white pepper

1 qt. heavy cream

Melt butter in 5-gallon stock pot. Over medium heat, saute onions, celery and garlic until translucent. Blend in flour to make a roux.

In another large stock pot, bring water to a boil. Blend in turkey base and stir until well-combined. Add roux mixture to boiling stock and whisk to combine. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Add cooked turkey, rice, curry powder, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low and stir in cream. Heat gently, but do not boil. Serve 8 fl.oz. portions. Garnish as desired.