Leftover turkey is such a pain! Well, recently I had a piece of turkey left over that I was getting sick of eating on. Making soup in the crock pot was easy–and the great thing is, you can use any veggies you have!
Cooked turkey, cut into half inch squares (one to two cups)
One large can of diced tomatoes
Two cans chicken or veggie broth
Four cups fresh veggies–a mix of potatoes, onion, carrots, squash, broccoli, cauliflower, or anything else you want in a soup
One bag egg noodles
Salt and pepper to taste
1. Pour your broth into your crock pot, add a can of water, followed by the hard veggies such as carrots and broccoli. Turn on high and cook for up to two hours.
2. Add soft veggies such as squash and cook for another hour. If necessary, add water.
3. Add noodles, salt and pepper, and can of tomatoes with all the juice, and cook for another hour. If necessary, add water.
4. Add turkey and cook just until hot, about 30 minutes to an hour. You can cook it longer if any of the hard veggies aren’t finished.
Of course remember that every crock pot is different. If yours cooks hotter than normal, you may need to cut the time down. Older models and those that cook cooler should add some time to each part.