Turkey Noodle Soup

Donna Brown


My mother never wasted anything, even a leftover turkey carcass. She would boil the carcass in water and chicken or turkey broth and pick every bit of meat off the bone. Then she would make the best turkey noodle soup.

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Stove Top


leftover turkey
leftover pan drippings from turkey
can whole kernel corn
can sliced carrots
2 - 3
diced potatoes
diced onion
2 - 3 cans 98% fat free chicken broth
1 low salt chicken boullion
12 oz. pkg. noodles
1/2 tsp
marjoram, dried
1/2 tsp
parsley flakes
1/2 tsp
thyme, dried
1/2 tsp
mccormick seasoning salt or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

Boil leftover turkey carcass in a large stockpot with chicken broth, boullion and seasonings. Remove carcass and pick rest of meat off the bone. Meanwhile, add potatoes, onion, and noodles to the boiling liquid and slowly boil until tender. Add turkey meat back to the liquid. Add canned vegetables and simmer until flavors blend. You may have to add more chicken broth if liquid gets too low. (I use whole wheat noodles.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy