15 Minute Turkey Soup

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5 from 2 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

This 15 Minute Turkey Soup is one of my favorite ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers.  It comes together quickly and is a comforting way to wrap up the Thanksgiving holiday.

15 Minute Turkey Soup in a white bowl.

The day after Thanksgiving is one of my favorite food days.  I love coming up with new ways to enjoy leftovers — like these Turkey Paninis or this Leftover Thanksgiving Casserole.

Another one of my favorite recipes is this 15 Minute Turkey Soup.  Not only does it use up leftover turkey, but I can use up any leftover veggies I have in my fridge.

15 Minute Turkey Soup in a white bowl.

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This soup is so warm and comforting.  It’s great for chilly afternoons or a quick supper. You can even make it with leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store.  It’s just as good!

Looking for more ways to use up Thanksgiving leftover check out this post.

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15 Minute Turkey Soup - this easy soup recipe is a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers
5 from 2 votes

Leftover Turkey and Rice Soup

Yield: 4 serving
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
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  • 4 cups prepared turkey stock
  • 2 cups shredded turkey
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon House Seasoning blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups noodles or rice, prepared


  • Add stock, turkey, carrots, celery, onion, bay leaf, House Seasoning blend, dried dill and garlic to a stock pot.
  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add prepared noodles or rice and serve.

Expert Tips

Use Whatever Veggies that you have.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1016mg | Potassium: 627mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5230IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 15 minute, Leftovers, Thanksgiving

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