Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup by whatscookingwithruthie.com

leftover turkey fiesta soup
Do you need creative ideas for how to use up some of that Leftover Turkey that’s sure to be in the fridge after Thanksgiving dinner??  Me, too.  So when I ran into this recipe in the Taste of Home Magazine I was excited to try it :)
Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup...
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 8
  • 5 C chicken broth (or 5 C water and 5 chicken bouillon)
  • 3 C shredded cooked turkey (light or dark meat)
  • 1 (15oz) canned corn
  • 1 (15oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¾ C medium salsa (your favorite kind)
  • ¼ C fresh cilantro, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in stock pot over medium heat.
  2. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add cilantro and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Serve.

* I adapted this recipe from Taste of Home Magazine 2012

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Leftover Turkey Fiesta Soup is a quick and easy recipe for those hectic days that follow Thanksgiving.  Did I mention it’s really tasty too?  It is… you’ll like it!

I’m slightly in denial that the Holidays are almost here…. where did the year go??  Holy-moly.  It sure flew by!

I hope your Wednesday is just lovely :)




  1. November 16, 2012

    The leftover soup is almost better than the main meal. This recipe looks really good. I have featured it at my weekly rays of sunshine: http://www.tumbleweedcontessa.com/blog/weekly-rays-of-sunshine-3/