Turkey Frame Soup



  1. Break turkey frame or cut in half with kitchen shears.
  2. Place in a pot.
  3. Add the water, broth, onion, garlic, and salt and simmer, covered, for 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Remove turkey frame from pot and chop meat from bones.
  5. Measure enough turkey to equal 2 cups.
  6. Strain broth.
  7. Skim off fat and return broth to pot.
  8. Stir in tomatoes, Italian seasoning, pepper and vegetables.
  9. Return to boiling, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  10. Add pasta and simmer, uncovered, for 8 to 10 minutes.
  11. Stir in turkey and beans.
  12. Heat through.