Leftover Turkey Soup

Number of Servings: 6 (457 g)
Active Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 90 Minutes

Nothing’s simpler or more comforting than a bowl of high-quality, homemade soup. Right after Thanksgiving, when the turkey carcass is picked mostly clean, is the perfect time to make an inexpensive and soothing meal. If you love dumplings, trying adding a serving of reheated whole grain stuffing to the bottom of each bowl right before you serve the meal.


  • 2 quarts low-sodium chicken stock
  • Bones from 1 roasted turkey
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 3 ribs celery, sliced
  • 3 cups leftover turkey meat, chunked
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves


1. Combine stock, bones, bay leaves, and thyme in a large stockpot. Bring to a boil, reduce to a bare simmer and cook for 1 hour.

2. Strain broth into a saucepan and discard bones and herbs. Add vegetables and bring to a simmer. Cook until vegetables are just tender. Stir in meat and season. Stir in parsley and serve.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per container

Serving Size 457 g

Amount per serving
Calories 185
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 71mg 23%
Sodium 395mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 7%
Total Sugars 3g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 5g
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 0.2mcg 0%
Calcium 53.5mg 4%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 620mg 15%
Vitamin A 178.8mcg 20%
Vitamin C 5.1mg 6%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin K 19.2mcg 15%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 15.2mg 90%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 23.7mcg 6%
Vitamin B12 1mcg 40%
Biotin 1.9mcg 6%
Chloride 6.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.8mg 20%
Phosphorus 274.5mg 20%
Iodine 0.5mcg 0%
Magnesium 34.5mg 8%
Zinc 2.3mg 20%
Selenium 21.8mcg 40%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0.2mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Low Sodium Chicken Broth (chicken Broth (filtered Water, Chicken Stock, Sea Salt), Chicken Flavor, Onion Powder, Potato Flour, Yeast Extract, Garlic Powder, Flavor, Turmeric And Flavor), Turkey, Onion, Carrots, Celery, Parsley, Salt, Thyme, Black Pepper, Bay Leaf.

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