Pressure Cooker Turkey Soup w Homemade Noodles


  • 1 turkey carcass
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 C semolina flour
  • 1/4 t salt, plus a sprinkle or 2 more
  • 1/2 t olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 C chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Break up the carcass so it will fit in your pressure cooker
  2. Add onion, carrots and celery to pressure cooker
  3. Add water to cover
  4. Cover and bring up to high pressure for 30 minutes
  5. Let pressure come down naturally
  6. After broth cools a bit, remove the vegetables and bones
  7. Dice the meat and add to a large pot with the strained broth and some of the vegetables, adding additional chicken broth to cover, if necessary
  8. Bring the soup to a simmer, add chopped parsley
  9. At this point, you can add a handful of noodles, or for a just a little additional investment of time, make your own
  10. Put the flour and salt in a large bowl and make a well in the middle
  11. Add the egg and olive oil in the middle of the well and mix thoroughly
  12. Turn out on a semolina covered board and knead until smooth, about 10 minutes
  13. Leave the dough on the work surface and cover with a bowl or a towel, let sit 20 minutes
  14. Roll the dough out like a pie crust
  15. Cut with a pizza cutter or knife into thin strips
  16. Carefully add the noodles to the soup and cook until al dente – it only takes a few minutes, so keep checking