Thanksgiving Turkey Noodle Soup

Brad Nichols


A great way to stretch a couple of extra meals from your Thanksgiving turkey that can also be frozen and enjoyed anytime. This is almost as popular as the turkey dinner itself at our house. Works exactly the same with chicken - Enjoy!


★★★★★ 4 votes

15 Min
2 Hr
Stove Top


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13 c
turkey carcass/bones
6 oz
leftover turkey - small pieces
1 large
onion - chopped
3 large
carrots - sliced
ribs celery - sliced
3 medium
potatoes - cubed
1 Tbsp
salt or to taste
1 tsp
dried parsley
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
black pepper or to taste
1/2 tsp
dried sage
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
6 oz
dry egg noodles

How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey Noodle Soup


  • 1Combine turkey carcass (use whatever fits!) and water in a large soup pot and boil for 1 hour.
  • 2Remove carcass and bones - allow to cool and pick off any loose meat pieces. Return meat to stock.
  • 3Add extra leftover turkey meat as needed, onion, carrots, celery, potatoes, bay leaf and all seasonings and simmer for 1 hour.
  • 4Cook egg noodles in a separate pot according to instructions.
  • 5Rinse noodles in cold water and allow to cool.
  • 6Add noodles to soup and serve.

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About Thanksgiving Turkey Noodle Soup

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Dairy Free
Collection: Thanksgiving 2.0

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