Leftover Turkey Soup

Everyone is either sleeping soundly recovering from their food coma of Thanksgiving or running around battling the crazed crowds of Black Friday.  Why not make something to appease everyone and put those leftovers to good use.

Ingredients

1 tablespoon  butter
4 medium (2 cups) carrots, sliced
2 ribs (1 cup) celery, sliced
1 medium (1/2 cup) onion, chopped
5 cups turkey stock or broth
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 cups chopped cooked turkey
2 cups uncooked dried wide egg noodles

Directions

  1. Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan over medium heat until sizzling; add carrots, celery and onion. Continue cooking 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are slightly softened.
  2. Add all remaining soup ingredients except noodles. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, 12-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add noodles; continue cooking 5-7 minutes or until noodles are tender.

Recipe Tips

– This recipe is a great way to use leftover Thanksgiving turkey.

– You can substitute chicken stock for turkey broth and cooked chicken for the turkey.

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