The best way to use up leftover turkey and vegetables from your Thanksgiving and other holiday meals is to make a big pot of Leftover Turkey Soup. Made with fresh vegetables, leftover turkey, and bow tie pasta, it's a delicious, hearty soup.
Course Side Dish, Soup
Keyword Leftover Turkey Soup
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 35minutes
Author Jennifer Quisenberry
Large soup pot w/ lid
2Lbs.of autumn colored bow tie pasta
4sticks of celerychopped
1 1/2Lbs.small potatoescut in half
4Cbrothchicken or vegetable
Dash of Italian seasonings4 dashes
2+ C cooked turkey
Cook the package of pasta following the directions on the back of the package.
Once cooked removed from the pot. Set aside.
Add the olive oil to the soup pot. Heat on medium-high heat.
Saute the onion until it is lightly browned, (5-7 min.)
Add the garlic cooking about 30 seconds. (Or until it is fragrant)
Carefully add the celery, carrots, little potatoes, broth, water, and Italian seasonings.
Increase the heat to high.
Bring the pot to a gently boil.
Then reduce the heat to a medium-low.
Cover the pot.
Leave the pot lid slightly ajar.
Allow the soup to simmer for 10 minutes.
Add the turkey.
Add the cooked pasta.
Simmer the soup for another 10 minutes or so.
Add salt and pepper. (to taste)
Please note that nutrition facts are subject to change based on your choice of ingredients.