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"The Day After" Turkey Soup

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"This is a family favorite and nobody knows how easy it is to make! I love that it's gluten-free!"
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2 h 15 m servings 144
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine turkey, onion, carrots, potato, celery, parsley, garlic, salt, and black pepper in a large stockpot; add turkey stock. Bring stock to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until vegetables are tender, 2 to 3 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Chicken can be substituted for turkey to make chicken soup instead.
  • Need pointers for making your own stock from your turkey carcass? Follow Chef John's instructions for making Homemade Chicken Stock.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 144 calories; 3 11.9 16.1 41 1390 Full nutrition

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Yes this wAs very good I never measure or use spices as directed. Just a pinch of this dash of that....But this was really tasty....

Tasted great! This is a good recipe to use up all of the leftover ingredients from Thanksgiving. I never use all of the potatoes, carrots, and celery that I buy. I added fresh rosemary, sage, a...

I like this simple day after Thanksgiving soup. It's a great way of using left over vegetables and herbs. I can relax as I stir my soup ! No fuss.

I made this vary similar but added baby spinach and fresh parsley at the end and turned thee heat off. I set aside some to freeze and then added 1/2 cup broken whole wheat linguini to the rest o...

Super easy and pretty hearty for a turkey soup. It was a meal in itself!

This was pretty tasty and super easy to make. My picky toddler LOVED this soup.

I made it with red potatoes with skin on. Seems to me the photo shows potatoes with skin, but recipe said to peel potatoes. I used about 1/3 beef broth and 2/3 chicken broth. Got the beef brot...

great dish! used listed ingredients then added 1/2 tsp sage and basil, a couple extra potatoes, and 1 bay leaf. Then added egg noodles, which i cooked seperately. Definitely simmered for 2 1/2 h...

Very flavorful and filling. I reduced the cooking time to about an hour, just until the vegetables are tender.