Leftover Turkey Soup (Slow Cooker) Recipe

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  • 2 quarts chicken broth
  • 1 turkey carcass, skin and meat removed
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 3 celery stalks, halved lengthwise
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups penne pasta
  • 3 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup (optional)
  1. Combine chicken broth, turkey carcass, onion quarters, carrot halves, celery halves, and bay leaves in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on High for 4 hours. Carefully strain broth, discard solids, and transfer broth to a bowl. Rinse slow cooker.
  3. Pour broth back into slow cooker; add chopped carrots, chopped celery, and chopped onion.
  4. Cook on Low for 3 hours. Add penne pasta to slow cooker; cook for 2 1/2 more hours.
  5. Mix turkey meat and cream of mushroom soup into soup and cook for 30 more minutes.