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Turkey Noodle Soup

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Looking for ways to use up your leftover turkey?  My favorite way to savor leftover turkey is in a big ol’ pot of Turkey Noodle Soup {Ok, confession time:  I made extra turkey, just to make this soup}.  It is super hearty and comforting, and easy to throw together on a cold, winter day.

This recipe pairs turkey breast, whole grain egg noodles, crisp veggies and rich turkey broth to make the ultimate bowl of soup.  {Hint: If you don’t have leftover turkey and want to make this soup, simply pick up a Jennie-O® Rotisserie Turkey Breast from our deli!} Turkey Noodle Soup To get the most flavor out of your vegetables, start by sautéing them.  To do this, heat the canola oil in a large stock pot at medium-high heat.  Add the carrots, celery and onion, and sauté until starting to soften, about 10 minutes. Turkey Noodle Soup

Add the turkey and sauté another 2-3 minutes.  Add the broth, egg noodles, oregano, basil and ground black pepper.  Turn the heat up to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook 15-20 minutes, until noodles are soft.  Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. The soup can stay on low heat until ready to serve, and will gain flavor as it sits.  {The best soup is yesterday’s soup!}  Enjoy with your favorite crackers or a whole grain baguette! Turkey Noodle Soup

Turkey Noodle Soup


  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 lb. carrots, chopped
  • 1 lb. celery hearts, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 ½ lbs. turkey breast, cooked and chopped
  • 2 (32 oz.) containers low sodium turkey or chicken broth
  • 8 oz. 100% whole wheat egg noodles
  • 2 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper  



  1. Heat canola oil in a large stock pot to medium-high heat. When hot, add carrots, celery and onion and cook, stirring, until starting to soften, about 10 minutes.
  2. Add turkey breast and sauté 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add turkey or chicken broth, egg noodles, oregano, basil and ground black pepper. Turn heat up to a boil, then turn down to medium-high and simmer for 15-20 minutes, until noodles are cooked through.  Adjust seasoning, if necessary.
  4. Soup can remain on low heat until ready to serve.

Yield: 8 servings

Per Serving*: Calories 270, Total Fat 4g (Saturated 4g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 45mg, Sodium 640mg, Total Carbohydrate 32g (Dietary Fiber 6g, Sugars 5g), Protein 27g, Vitamin A 170%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 4%, Iron 10%

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.  

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Turkey Noodle Soup

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