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Instant Pot Turkey Bone Broth Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

This turkey bone broth recipe is my go-to after holiday dinners. It's simple, flavorful, and makes the most out of leftovers. Plus, it's cooked in an instant pot, so it's fuss-free!

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You know those turkey leftovers from yesterday's dinner? I've got the perfect solution, my instant pot turkey bone broth. Packed with flavor, it's a relaxed way to wind down, sipping from a warm mug while the winter chill swirls outside. I promise; this isn't just a clever way to use leftovers. It's a bowl of comfort and a health pick-me-up. Easy to make, even easier to enjoy. Let me guide you through, and you'll see what I mean. Stick around, won't you?

Ingredients for Instant Pot Turkey Bone Broth

  • Turkey carcass: Adds rich flavor and nutrients, creating a hearty base for the broth.
  • Onion: Provides depth and sweetness to the broth, enhancing its overall flavor profile.
  • Carrots: Adds a subtle sweetness and earthiness to the broth, balancing out the savory notes.
  • Celery: Imparts a mild, herbal flavor and adds complexity to the broth.
  • Garlic: Infuses a robust, aromatic essence into the broth, elevating its overall taste profile.
  • Apple cider vinegar: Helps extract minerals from the bones, enhancing the nutritional value of the broth.

Tools and Equipment Needed

  • Instant Pot: Essential for pressure cooking the turkey bone broth quickly and efficiently.
  • Fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth: Necessary for straining the broth to achieve a clear and smooth consistency.
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Instant Pot Turkey Bone Broth Recipe

This Instant Pot Turkey Bone Broth is a nutritious and flavorful broth made from leftover turkey carcass, perfect for soups or sipping on its own.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Broth
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings
Calories 50 kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot
  • Fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth

Ingredients
  

Main Ingredients

  • 1 leftover turkey carcass
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns
  • Water Fill the Instant Pot with water until it reaches the max fill line.

Instructions
 

  • Place the turkey carcass in the Instant Pot.
  • Add in the onion, carrots, celery, garlic, apple cider vinegar, salt, and peppercorns.
  • Fill the Instant Pot with water until it reaches the max fill line.
  • Close the lid and set the Instant Pot to high pressure for 120 minutes.
  • Once the cooking time is up, allow the pressure to release naturally.
  • Carefully strain the broth through a fine-mesh sieve or cheesecloth.
  • Discard the solids and store the broth in containers in the fridge or freezer.

Notes

This broth is perfect for soups or sipping on its own. It's a great way to use up leftover turkey carcass and get all the nutrients from the bones.

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 6gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 300mgPotassium: 150mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 100IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Healthy, Instant Pot, Turkey Bone Broth
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Tips for Storing and Freezing Turkey Bone Broth

Make Ahead Instructions

  • After straining the broth, let it cool to room temperature.
  • Store the broth in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Freezing Instructions

  • Allow the broth to cool completely before freezing.
  • Pour the broth into freezer-safe containers or bags, leaving room for expansion.
  • Label the containers with the date and store in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Turkey bone broth is a great source of collagen, which can help improve skin elasticity and joint health.

Common Questions About Making Turkey Bone Broth in the Instant Pot

FAQ:
How long does it take to make instant pot turkey bone broth?
It takes about 2 hours to cook the bone broth in the instant pot.
Can I freeze the turkey bone broth?
Yes, you can freeze the turkey bone broth for future use.
Do I need to remove the skin from the turkey carcass?
It's best to remove the skin from the turkey carcass before making the broth for a clearer end result.
Can I add other herbs and spices to the bone broth?
Absolutely, feel free to add herbs and spices like thyme, rosemary, or bay leaves to enhance the flavor.
How long can I store the turkey bone broth in the fridge?
You can store the turkey bone broth in the fridge for up to 4-5 days.

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