The Turkey Soup Recipes You Need After Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving was rough. These soups will help.
11/24/2015 08:11am ET | Updated November 9, 2018

You did it. Thanksgiving dinner is over. After you’ve stuffed yourself full of turkey and stuffing, cleared the dishes from the table and settled down in front of the TV, there should always be one guy left in the kitchen. The turkey carcass.

For as long as I can remember, my mother put our leftover turkey carcass in a stockpot full of water, wisely cooking every last ounce of meat from the bones and turning it into soup. She reserved the bulk of the leftover meat for turkey sandwiches, but the last bits that were clinging to the bone gave our turkey soup all the flavor it could ever need.

Whether you want to make a simple chicken noodle-style soup, a thick stew or a broth with Asian influences, we’ve got you covered. Check out this collection of our favorite turkey soup recipes, and let us know which is your favorite.

1
Leftover Turkey Broccoli Soup with Stuffing Croutons
The Pretend Baker
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2
Turkey Pot Pie Soup
Foodie Crush
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3
Roasted Butternut Squash And Turkey Chili
Foodie Crush
4
Light Turkey And Corn Chowder
Cookin' Canuck
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5
Creamy Poblano And Turkey Soup
A Spicy Perspective
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6
Leftover Turkey And Wild Rice Soup
Mountain Mama Cooks
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7
Turkey Pot Pie Soup
Handle The Heat
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8
Turkey Soup With Lemon And Barley
Simply Recipes
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9
Canal House Turkey And Potato Soup
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10
Chipotle Turkey Pozole
Simply Recipes
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11
Turkey Pho
Food52
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12
Spicy Turkey Soup With Yogurt, Chickpeas And Mint
Simply Recipes
13
Curried Turkey Soup
Simply Recipes
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