It’s hard to argue that soup is one of the best comfort foods around. What better way to use leftover turkey than in a delicious turkey noodle soup that’s made in the slow-cooker? During the busy Christmas holiday, this easy recipe will allow you to continue to tend to your friends and family without disappearing in the kitchen for hours on end, and maybe even give you some extra time to put your feet up. Worried about having leftover leftovers? Remember that you can freeze the leftover soup in small batches for continued enjoyment throughout the cold winter months. Enjoy!

 

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Ingredients

1 – 4 cups leftover turkey

2 cartons low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

1 onion, chopped

1 celery stalk, chopped

1 carrot, chopped

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

2 cups egg noodles

1 sprig fresh thyme

 

Directions

  • Combine all of the ingredients in the slow-cooker and heat on low for 4 – 6 hours.
  • Serve now or later!