Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe

Leftover turkey is going to be handy in coming months, and that means this Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe is a perfect meal to make.  This really is more of a chowder than a soup, but since it is mostly broth based, it can be classified as either.  Throwing this together in just minutes is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Leftover turkey is going to be handy in coming months, and that means this Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe is a perfect meal to make.  This really is more of a chowder than a soup, but since it is mostly broth based, it can be classified as either.  Throwing this together in just minutes is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe

Whether you have leftover turkey from a holiday meal, or like us, grab turkeys on sale often and roast for a weeknight meal, this is a great choice.  The ingredients are handy, delicious, and combine to make a meal that is perfect for picky eaters. It can also freeze and reheat well for those who want to create larger batches for easy lunch options throughout the cooler months.

Ingredients for Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe:

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced or chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups turkey, chopped or shredded
  • 2 15-ounce cans corn (fresh or cream-style)
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream or whole milk
Easy Slow Cooker Recipe

Directions for Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe:

  1. Place oil, bacon, onion, and garlic in a large slow cooker.
  2. Cover and heat on high for approximately 10 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  3. Add the corn, potatoes, turkey, and broth.
  4. Stir and cover to cook on high about 45 minutes to an hour (on low 2-3 hours).
  5. Add the cream cheese and allow to melt into the broth, approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Season to taste, and then stir in the heavy cream right before serving.

As you can see, this easy slow cooker soup recipe is going to be a favorite during the busy holiday season.  Using a slow cooker makes it much easier to manage during a busy work week.

Making this a Freezer Meal: 

If you choose to make this as a prep-ahead meal, all you have to do is add everything together except for the cream cheese and cream/milk into a large Ziploc Freezer Bag. You can label and date this, then freeze for 3-4 months.  Just allow it to thaw in the refrigerator overnight, and put into your slow cooker and prepare as directed the day you want to serve.

Make this yummy turkey and sweet corn soup recipe as a great after holiday meal for your family!  This is a delicious and easy recipe that is great for busy days, and perfect for stretching your budget.

Leftover turkey is going to be handy in coming months, and that means this Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe is a perfect meal to make.  This really is more of a chowder than a soup, but since it is mostly broth based, it can be classified as either.  Throwing this together in just minutes is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Leftover turkey is going to be handy in coming months, and that means this Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe is a perfect meal to make.  This really is more of a chowder than a soup, but since it is mostly broth based, it can be classified as either.  Throwing this together in just minutes is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Turkey and Sweet Corn Soup Recipe
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil or butter
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced or chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cups turkey, chopped or shredded
  • 2 15-ounce cans corn (fresh or cream-style)
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 potatoes, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1 cup heavy cream or whole milk
Instructions
  1. Place oil, bacon, onion, and garlic in a large slow cooker.
  2. Cover and heat on high for approximately 10 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  3. Add the corn, potatoes, turkey, and broth.
  4. Stir and cover to cook on high about 45 minutes to an hour (on low 2-3 hours).
  5. Add the cream cheese and allow to melt into the broth, approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Season to taste, and then stir in the heavy cream right before serving.
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