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Turkey Tortellini Soup Recipe

Turkey Tortellini Soup Recipe
Course: Main Course
Keyword: dinner, Food, lunch, Recipe, soup


  • 2 TBS butter
  • 2 TBS flour
  • 1 C milk
  • 3-4 C Chicken or turkey broth (I just used bouillon and water)
  • 1 C leftover green bean casserole cut into small pieces, I use kitchen shears
  • 1/2-1 C leftover mashed potaoes
  • 1/2 to 1 C turkey coarsely chopped
  • 9 oz refrigerated tortellini I used Buitoni’s Three Cheese Tortellini
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Make a roux from by melting the butter and then cooking the flour.
  • Gradually add milk to make a cream sauce.
  • Add in 3 cups of chicken broth, green beans, mashed potatoes, and turkey.
  • Boil water in a separate pan and cook tortellini al dente.
  • Once everything in the soup mixture is warm and well incorporated season to taste.
  • Add in tortellini.
  • If you want it thinner add some more broth.
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