Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

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Cheryl Green


I finally found a recipe that we love! To use up the leftover turkey from Thanksgiving. If you want a soup on the table quickly cook in soup pot or if you want, put it in a 4 1/2 to 6 quart slow cooker after step one.


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6 - 8
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2
    each, small carrots & celery stalks, sliced
  • 3/4 c
    sliced mushrooms
  • 1
    clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    each, salt & pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 8 c
    turkey or chicken broth, sodium reduced
  • 4 c
    cooked turkey, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    peas, or more
  • 1 c
    egg noodles
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, chopped

How to Make Turkey Noodle Soup


  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium-high heat; saute onion, carrots, celery, mushrooms, garlic, salt, pepper, thyme and bay leaf until vegetables are softened, about 8 minutes. Add broth and turkey (or chicken). Stir to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low for at least 30 minutes. If using turkey add peas (if using chicken add green beans). Cover and cook on medium for about 10 minutes. Discard bay leaf.
  3. (If desired you can make-ahead, at this point, Let cool for 30 minutes. Refrigerate in airtight containers until cold. Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month.)
  4. Meanwhile, in saucepan of boiling salted water, cook noodles until tender but firm. Drain and add to soup along with parsley.

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About Turkey Noodle Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Healthy

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