Creamy Turkey Soup...left over special

sue bronner


I started making this soup as a left-over special utilizing my left-over turkey from Thanksgiving dinner, for what my family and friends call our "Cold Turkey Party" (held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving). Our friends and family gather after the holiday to share our favorite foods, recipes, and stories that make the meal and the Holiday so special. Everyone leaves with great memories, and best more left-overs!


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15 Min
40 Min


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  • 2 plus c
    shredded, cooked turkey (left-over white and dark meat)
  • 2 c
    turkey or chicken stock
  • 1 small
    chopped onion
  • 2 stick
    chopped clelery stalks
  • 4-5 medium
    red potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large
    carrot, peeled and thinly shaved (sub packaged shredded carrots)
  • 2 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1-2 pinch
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    each of butter and oilive oil for saute

How to Make Creamy Turkey Soup...left over special


  1. Prep:
    Roughly chop onion, celery and carrots (or sub the pkg shredded carrots). Peel and cube the red potatoes and shred the left-over turkey into bite size pieces.
  2. Over medium-high heat melt butter and oil in a dutch oven or deep pot and saute the onion, celery and carots for 3-5 minutes until softened. Add stock and potatoes and bring to a boil 3-5 minutes then reduce to simmer. Add the cream, turkey and seasonings - salt and pepper to taste and simmer for 40+ minutes. Turn to lowest setting and it can stay warm until your ready to serve.

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