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Easy Leftover Turkey Soup

Don’t toss that leftover turkey – turn it into soup! This Leftover Turkey and Rice Soup is so cozy and perfect for using up all your Thanksgiving leftovers!


1 ½ tablespoons Sutter Buttes Fresh Garlic Olive Oil
1 cup onion, diced
½  tablespoon garlic, minced
1 cup celery, diced
1 teaspoon Sutter Buttes Everyday Seasoned Salt
1 teaspoon pepper
6 cups low/no sodium vegetable stock (you can also use homemade turkey stock)
2 bay leaves
1 cup white or brown rice
1 cup carrots, cut in small circles or diced
2 cup leftover turkey, cut in small cubes


In a large pot, heat Sutter Buttes Fresh Garlic Olive Oil. Saute onions, celery, garlic, Sutter Buttes Everyday Seasoned Salt and pepper on medium high heat until fragrant, about 3 minutes.  Add vegetable stock, bay leaves, rice and carrots to the pan. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Add in leftover turkey. Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.

Serve and Enjoy!

Easy Leftover Turkey Soup