- 8 cups Homemade turkey stockor chicken stock, or a combination
- 1 large Jalapeño pepper3-inch long, seeded and quartered vertically
- 1 tbsp Unsalted butter
- 3 Carrotssmall, peeled and sliced
- 2 medium stalks Celerysliced
- 1 tsp Celery leaveschopped
- 3 cups Turkeyleftovers, chopped
- 4 ½ oz Egg noodlesregular or gluten-free
- Saltto taste
- Black pepperto taste
Jalapeno Turkey Noodle Soup
This easy Jalapeño Turkey Noodle Soup recipe combines soothing flavors and a spicy kick to warm you up on a cold day. It is also great for a last-minute meal as you only need a few pantry and fridge staples. The recipe yields six main dish servings or serves eight as a hearty starter at your next gathering.
Start with the stock. Add the homemade chicken or turkey stock and quartered jalapeño pepper to a large pot and bring to a boil. Simmer the stock for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, sauté the carrots and celery, then add in the chopped turkey and let heat through. Add the turkey and vegetable mixture to the stock and simmer for another 5 minutes. Finally, add the egg noodles and simmer until soft. Once the soup has finished cooking, remove the jalapeño and adjust the seasoning. Serve hot and enjoy!
To make the Jalapeño Turkey Noodle Soup, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Jalapeno Turkey Noodle Soup
Simmer stock and jalapeño pepper
To a large pot, add 8 cups homemade turkey or chicken stock, or a combination of both, and 1 seeded and quartered jalapeño and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Taste the stock during the cooking process and remove the jalapeño pepper once the soup is spicy enough for you.
Sauté carrots and celery
Add turkey mixture to stock
Remove jalapeño and season to taste