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Thanksgiving Leftover Soup is an easy way to combine your favorite holiday leftovers. All of the Thanksgiving flavor with all of the comfort of soup!
Thanksgiving Leftover Soup
Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I have cooked Thanksgiving diner for my family and extended family for over 20 years now. When it comes to the Thanksgiving menu, I tend to be fairly traditional. At a bare minimum I make turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and two vegetables. I make a lot because I like leftovers. While I do love the leftovers, hubby doesn’t always like eating the exact same thing for more then one day. I came up with an easy solution this – Thanksgiving Leftover Soup. Here’s how I make it.
Thanksgiving Leftover Soup is so easy to make I really hate to call it a recipe. It’s simply all of your leftovers getting happy in one big pot with a little turkey stock. Here’s how I make it.
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- large cooking pot (I used a 6-quart pot)
- silicone cooking spoon
- cutting board
OXO Good Grips 10-1/2 x 14.5″ Cutting BoardCuisinart 15-Piece Stainless Steel Knife Block SetNeibo silicone serving spoon with stainless handleCuisinart Chef’s Classic 6-Qt Stainless StockpotSilicone & Stainless Steel 4-Oz Soup Ladle
- 5 lbs mashed potatoes (meaning mashed potatoes made from 5 lbs of fresh potatoes)
- 1 lb roast turkey
- 16 oz mixed vegetables
- 32 oz turkey stock
- 12 oz jar turkey gravy
Place the mashed potatoes into a large pot.
Add the turkey stock and turkey gravy and stir well.
Start heating the mixture until the potatoes are softening a bit and it’s starting to look like a potato soup.
Cut the turkey into bite sized pieces while the potatoes are heating.
Add the turkey and vegetables and mix well.
Keep heating over a medium heat until the soup is heated all of the way through.
Serve immediately with some leftover garlic bread.