Homestyle Leftover Turkey Noodle Soup

ACTIVE TIME: 30 MIN. I TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN. I SERVES: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of garlic
  • 5 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 4 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1 sprig of thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Kosher salt & pepper
  • 2 cups turkey drippings/broth (substitute with chicken broth if needed)
  • 4 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 1 cup leftover turkey
  • ~ 4 cups of homestyle egg noodles

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add diced onion, celery, carrots and garlic. Sauté for 10-15 minutes or until the onions become translucent.
  2. Deglaze the sautéed mixture by pouring the drippings/broth into the pot. Add the leftover turkey and season with all of the spices, salt and pepper.
  3. Bring to a boil before tossing in the egg noodles and bay leaves. Cover and turn the heat down to simmer for about 10 minutes or until the noodles are Al dente. 
  4. Serve with your favorite table crackers. Store leftovers for up to three days.

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