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Classic Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup Recipe with Canadian Turkey

Classic Homemade Turkey Noodle Soup

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Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 25 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine Canadian


  • 3 cups Canadian turkey leftovers roughly chopped
  • 8 cups 8 cups turkey broth homemade or store bought
  • 1 cup carrot chopped
  • 1 cup potatoes chopped
  • 1 cup egg noodles
  • 2 springs fresh rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Homemade Broth (Optional)

  • 1.5 lb turkey necks
  • 2 onions roughly chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 8 cups water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • If using store bought broth, proceed to step 3.

Homemade Broth Instructions

  • Combine turkey necks, water, onions and bay leaves.  
  • Bring to a boil. Lower to a simmer. Add salt and pepper to taste and boil for at least 1 hour, up to 3 hours. During cooking, skim any impurities from the surface. Strain.

Soup Instructions

  • Combine broth and potatoes. Bring to a low simmer for 20 minutes, until potatoes are fork tender.
  • Add remaining vegetables, rosemary and egg noodles. 
  • Simmer for 15 minutes until noodles are cooked through and vegetables are tender.
  • Add turkey and remove rosemary.
  • Remove 1 cup of soup and blend with a hand blender. Add back to soup to make it a little creamy.
  • Serve.


This soup freezes well and can be heated up for an easy weeknight meal. Batch up by doubling the recipe, or freeze any leftovers in family sized portions in an airtight container.  This soup tastes great with a variety of vegetables. Use up any leftover veggies by adding into the soup at the end.
Keyword turkey noodle soup
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