Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Randomness
November 29, 2009

turkey soup (1)I looked all over online for a good soup recipe and didn’t have too much luck. So, I combined a few recipes and added a few extra ingredients here and there and came up with a super yummy Leftover Turkey Soup Recipe!

-2 tbsp butter
– 1 small onion, chopped
– 2 stalks celery, chopped
– 3 cloves of garlic, crushed
– 12 baby carrots, chopped
– 64 oz chicken broth (start with 32 oz and slowly add broth as needed)
– 1/2 cup barley, uncooked
– 3 cups of leftover turkey meat, shredded
– 2 1/2 tbsp Poultry Seasoning
– 1 can of diced tomatoes, undrained
– 2 tbsp turkey drippings

Melt butter and saute onions, celery, and garlic. Add chicken broth. Add chopped carrots, barley, and turkey meat. Add Poultry Seasoning. Stir and boil for 10 minutes. Add canned tomatoes and turkey drippings. Simmer for 45 minutes. Serve warm with french bread.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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  6. Jessie C. says:

    Right on time, I need the recipe, thanks so much for sharing!

  7. mytwogirls says:

    You can also roast the bones of the carcass for a rich flavorful broth. Pick off all the meat, break up the carcass a bit and place in the oven until brown then simmer the browned bones in water to make stock. Use the stock in this or any other turkey soup recipe.

  8. Kayla says:

    That seriously looks AMAZING!
    God I’m so hungry. LOL

  9. Sounds yummy… I’ll have to remember this after I make my turkey this week now that my son is FINALLY here!

  10. Deb K says:

    This sounds so good and easy too~Thanks for the recipe πŸ™‚

  11. Kim says:

    I am bookmarking this to try!

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