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The BEST Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe is a great way to use leftover turkey meat from your holiday meal. This hearty soup is made with onions, carrots, garlic, celery, chicken broth, shredded turkey, corn, and tender egg noodles. It’s easy to make and so delicious!

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The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe in a bowl topped with fresh parsley
The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Finding a yummy soup that can be used for everyday meals can sometimes take time to find. This is one of those comforting recipes the whole family will love, even kids.

Make sure you serve some crusty bread to soak up every last drop in the bowl of this leftover turkey soup recipe. It’s the perfect recipe for a chilly night.

I originally made this recipe to find a way to use the leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner. I loved the recipe so much, I use it throughout the year. I just substitute chicken when I don’t have turkey on hand.

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Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe
Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Here’s How to Make Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Ingredients for Turkey Egg Noodle Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 yellow onion, chopped

3 carrots, peeled and chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

2 stalks celery, chopped

9 cups chicken broth

4 cups leftover cooked turkey, shredded

3 bay leaves

2 teaspoons dried thyme

1 teaspoon dried sage

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

6 ounces uncooked wide egg noodles

1 cup frozen corn

3 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped

Easy Turkey Noodle Soup Ingredients
Easy Turkey Noodle Soup Ingredients

Directions for Making Egg Noodle Turkey Soup

1) Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or a large stock pot over medium heat. Add chopped onions, carrots, garlic, and celery. Sauté for 4-5 minutes, until soft.

2) Mix in chicken broth, turkey, bay leaves, thyme, sage, salt, and black pepper. Bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.

3) Return the soup to a boil and add the egg noodles. Cook for 10 more minutes until the egg noodles are tender. Stir in corn and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.

4) Remove from heat and discard the bay leaves. Stir in the chopped parsley.

Tips for Making Turkey Egg Noodle Soup

You can substitute homemade turkey stock from your leftover turkey carcass for the chicken broth.

To make this soup an even heartier meal, add more vegetables.

You can substitute corn with peas, green beans, or zucchini. You can also add them as extra veggies to the soup.

Shredded chicken can be used in place of the turkey.

If you like your soup with more broth, add another cup of broth and heat through.

Add a minced deseeded jalapeño or 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper for a little kick.

You can substitute leeks or sweet onions for the yellow onion.

Fresh herbs can replace the dried herbs.

You can use chunks of turkey instead of shredded turkey.

The white meat from the turkey breast is the best meat to use in this soup.

You can find thick egg noodles in the grocery store in the pasta section. I found my egg noodles from Italy at Homegoods.

Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe
Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

How long does this Homemade Turkey Soup last in the refrigerator?

This turkey soup recipe will last three to four days in the fridge when stored in an airtight container.

Can you freeze this Easy Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe?

Leftover turkey noodle soup freezes beautifully and will last four to six months.

We’ve reached the end of this Delicious Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe. You’ll find it’s the perfect dish to make with leftover Thanksgiving turkey. I hope you enjoyed it!

The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe
The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

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The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe
Yield: 4 servings

The Best Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

If you're looking for a delicious recipe to make to use up your leftover turkey, this delcious turkey noodle soup is the perfect choice. It's so easy to make and delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 9 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups leftover chicken, shredded
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 6 ounces uncooked wide egg noodles
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves, chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or a large stockpot over medium heat. Add chopped onions, carrots, garlic, and celery. Saute for 4-5 minutes, until soft.
  2. Mix in chicken broth, turkey, bay leaves, thyme, sage, salt, and black pepper. Bring the soup to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Return soup to a boil and add the egg noodles. Cook for 10 more minutes, until the egg noodles are tender. Stir in corn, and cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Yield

4

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 490Total Fat 24gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 15gCholesterol 150mgSodium 2483mgCarbohydrates 30gFiber 4gSugar 7gProtein 40g

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