Next Day Turkey Soup

Next Day Turkey Soup


"This delicious turkey soup with green beans and sweet potato is a delicious way to use leftover turkey meat, and it's ready in less than an hour."
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45 m servings 311 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 311 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 53 mg
  • 18%
  • Sodium:
  • 1162 mg
  • 46%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large soup pot, heat garlic in the olive oil. Allow to brown slightly and add onion, carrot and celery. Cover; sweat over medium-low heat until softened, 7 or 8 minutes. Add the chopped sage to the soup pot along with the broth and the bay leaf. Bring to a simmer. When simmering, add the green beans, sweet potato and pasta to the soup. Bring it back up to a simmer; lower heat and cook for about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender and pasta is cooked. Stir in turkey. Turn the heat off. Cover, and allow to sit and steam for 5 to 7 minutes.


  • Tips: 3 cups leftover cooked Thanksgiving side vegetables can be used in place of the fresh vegetables.
  • Recipe created by Michael Chiarello for Progresso. Copyright 2010 Michael Chiarello.


  1. 37 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

It was delicious, except I felt like it was lacking a flavor. Instead of using sweet potato I used Russet so that might be it.

Most helpful critical review

Pretty good soup. I followed the recipe with two minor exceptions: I used about 1.5 cups (instead of 1/2 cup) of Skinners Wide Egg Noodles as the pasta, and I used white meat turkey instead of...

It was delicious, except I felt like it was lacking a flavor. Instead of using sweet potato I used Russet so that might be it.

Yum, I added everything I had in my fridge and pantry; red potato, frozen veggie mix, celery, spinach, lentils, ditilani pasta....turned out great!

This is the first turkey soup I've ever made that tasted wonderful. I love turkey soup but I usually love OTHER people's turkey soup. Now I love mine! I didn't have the bay leaf or sage leaves s...

I have made this soup just as the recipe says and it is GREAT. I have also made it with chicken now that the holidays are over and there isn't any left over turkey,and it is just as Great. Will ...

This was great, I was really impressed with the way it turned out! Didn't measure, just used left over dark turkey meat and 'scrapes' that I had brined and soup turned out very hearty. I think t...

My picky toddlers had mixed responses to this, but my husband and I both loved this recipe! Great mix of veggies, turkey and noodles, and relatively quick to make. I did end up adding a bit of s...

This Turkey soup was just what we needed a couple of days after Thanksgiving! I used our leftover turkey and it hit the spot! I highly recommend this Thanksgiving soup to anyone whose tired of t...

Did a quick search for an easy Turkey Veg Soup recipe, with so many to choose from this one seemed the quickest/easiest; I used a smoked turkey leg and this recipe turned out amazing.

OMG! This was so delicious!!! I normally fiddle with recipes adding this or that but I stayed true to the ingredients and was so pleased. My 3 y/o ate it all up and hubby and I had seconds. ...