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Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 221.79kcal
This delicious turkey noodle soup recipe is a great way of making the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers. Hearty and easy to make, this soup will warm your soul!
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  • 1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 1 rib celery cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 fresh sage leaves or ½ teaspoon dried sage
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4-5 cups low-sodium chicken or turkey broth
  • 1/3 cup dry or semi-dry white wine optional
  • 3 cups leftover cooked turkey shredded or cubed
  • 6 ounces uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 cup frozen peas optional
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


  • Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-low heat and add the oil and butter. When the butter melts, add the onion, carrots, and celery. Cook the vegetables about 8 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook an additional 30 seconds, or until garlic blooms and is fragrant.
  • Add bay leaves, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook 1 minute, stirring continuously.
  • Add broth, wine and turkey, set heat to medium-high and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered, 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes, taste and season, if needed, with additional salt & pepper.
  • Add noodles, return mixture to a boil and cook until noodles are just tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  • Add peas, if using and cook about 2 minutes or until softened.
  • Remove from heat, and discard the bay leaves and sage leaves.
  • Add parsley and stir.
  • Serve with a crusty, fresh baguette or crackers, and…
  • Enjoy


Calories: 221.79kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.62g | Protein: 14.96g | Fat: 7.11g | Saturated Fat: 3.37g | Cholesterol: 48.46mg | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 2.71g | Sugar: 3.48g | Vitamin A: 4168.39IU | Vitamin C: 12.14mg | Calcium: 38.27mg | Iron: 1.51mg