Creamy Turkey Soup – Great Leftover Turkey Recipe

Great soup! I made this Creamy Turkey Soup with Thanksgiving leftovers and loved it so much that I made it again with chicken.

Creamy Turkey Soup

Then I made it again with Christmas turkey leftovers. It’s fabulous!

Sooooo good! Nice and flavorful. It tastes just like a homemade chicken noodle soup but creamy!

I can really see how this would be amazing as well by adding in dumplings instead of noodles for chicken and dumplings.

While eating this soup it was so comforting but was a soup that I could see making/eating when someone is under the weather.

This goes together in a flash and is really flexible for using ingredients on hand. Add or delete as you like. You can even leave out the noodles if you like

Great comfort food! Eating this soup is so comforting. Its that type of soup that would make you feel better when you’re sick.

Just tear apart a crusty loaf of bread and dive head first into this creamy turkey soup to welcome Fall.

(Be sure to use Grandma’s Homemade Egg Noodles for best results!)

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Creamy Turkey Soup From Leftover Turkey
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 cups frozen sliced carrots thawed and drained
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 5 cups turkey broth divided (or chicken bouillon)
  • 2 cups milk or 2 cups cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3 cups chopped leftover cooked turkey
  • 8 ounces noodles fusilli, rotini or similar
Instructions
  1. Saute onions and carrots in butter until soft, not brown. Add flour and mix well.
  2. Gradually add 2 cups broth and milk. Cook and stir until it thickens.
  3. Stir in remaining 3 cups broth, and all remaining ingredients.
  4. Simmer 10-12 minutes until noodles are tender, stirring occasionally.

Enjoy this Creamy Turkey Soup recipe!

This Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven is the ideal vessel for making this soup. Or any soup for that matter! Sooo many uses.


Next Up:

Chunky Turkey Barley Soup – Turkey Carcass Soup

I just love barley and I really love this Chunky Turkey Barley Soup! I frequently make homemade stock using the leftover holiday turkey.

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Recipe based on one by Kaarin
Photo by *Parsley*