Cooked turkey neck in a bowl of soup.

Turkey Neck Soup

This Turkey Neck Soup is something that my kids love. They love many soups, but this is the one that I know I can get them to eat any day. Turkey necks make the soup more exciting.
Course Soup
Cuisine Russian, Ukrainian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 144kcal


  • 1 lb Turkey Necks
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 1/3 cup Rice
  • 2 Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Green Onions
  • 1/3 cup Chopped Fresh Dill


  • Boil turkey necks with onion and carrots and season in a cooking pot. Boil everything together for about 60- 90 minutes, until turkey neck bones are falling apart.
    Pot with turkey necks and vegetables.
  • Remove turkey necks from the cooked broth, set aside. Drain the broth through the strainer to remove pieces of onion and carrots.
    Pot with cooked turkey neck broth and a strainer.
  • Place turkey necks back into the pot with broth. Add in rice and let it simmer for about 20 minutes.
    Potatoes being added to boiling turkey neck soup.
  • Once the rice is cooked, add in the potato pieces. Let it simmer until all ingredients are fully cooked. Serve with fresh herbs. 
    Cooked soup with cooked turkey neck.


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2785IU | Vitamin C: 10.8mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2.7mg