Quick and Easy Homemade Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe

by Kremy

Who wouldn’t love a bowl of delicious, rich, flavorful, homemade soup on a cold winter day? Did you roast a turkey for Christmas? Are you wondering what to do with the leftover meat? Here’s an easy leftover turkey soup recipe which is nutritious, tasty and we are certain that everyone will love!

Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe for a Bowl of Comfort Food

turkey leftover soup recipe

The cold days are the time when we all appreciate the simplicity of comfort food. We all have our favorite dishes that bring back memories from childhood, don’t we? With all the leftovers after the holidays, we need to be a little creative and not discard food. An easy recipe for turkey soup might be just the thing you need. As you know, you can store the meat in a refrigerator for 3-4 days, which means that you can prepare the soup a day or two after the holidays. And the best? You do not need to do any shopping, as the products are available at any pantry. Some people say that “zero-waste” is a trend, we say it’s common sense! So, let’s get to business!

Also read: Turkey Leftover Pasta Bake Recipe

These Are the Ingredients for Your Leftover Turkey Soup:

  • 2 cups leftover turkey, shredded,
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 small carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • A handful of noodles
  • Fresh parsley, chopped


  • In a pot, heat the olive oil over medium low heat. Add the onion, garlic, carrots and celery and cook until the vegetables are tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the broth, cover the pot and cook on medium low heat for 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the noodles, stir and cook until ready.
  • Add the turkey meat to the pot and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Divide into bowls, sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve.

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