Ingredient List
For the Soup:
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, sliced
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 3-4 pounds cooked, chopped turkey
  • 6-7 cups turkey broth or water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Noodles (store-bought or homemade)
  • Mashed potatoes (optional)
For the Soup
  • Heat the oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, celery and carrots to the pan.  Generously salt and pepper the vegetables. Sauté over medium-high heat until the vegetables have softened, about 5-7 minutes.

  • Add the turkey, broth, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes.

  • Remove bay leaves and discard. Return to boil; gradually add noodles. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 12 to 15 minutes.

  • Serve over mashed potatoes, if desired.

  • Turkey Noodle Soup poured over mashed potatoes. A perfect way to bring life back into holiday leftovers


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