I love leftover turkey almost as much as I enjoy the Thanksgiving meal. Unfortunately this year we won’t have any leftover turkey since we’re spending the holiday with my brother in law and his family . However this is one of my favorite recipes, it’s adapted from a recipe I found on the TasteOfHome.com website and works perfectly with leftover turkey! It also freezes well.

Curried Turkey Vegetable Soup
Makes about 2 quarts and serves about 6

2 medium onions, chopped
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 to 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon curry powder
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 cup diced potatoes
1 celery rib, sliced
1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh carrots
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh sage
2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
1-1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half
1 package (9 ounces) fresh baby spinach, coarsely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions: In a Dutch oven, sauté onions in oil until tender. Stir in flour and curry until blended. Gradually stir in broth. Add the potatoes, celery, carrots, parsley and sage. vegetables

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until vegetables are tender. turkey soup Stir in the turkey, half-and-half, spinach, salt and pepper. Cook and stir until spinach is wilted and soup is heated through. Serve hot.

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Soup

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