Creamy Turkey Soup with Rice recipe.

Creamy Turkey Soup with Rice is the perfect comfort food recipe. This a hearty soup is a great way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey.


10 minutes


24 minutes


34 minutes


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 12 oz water
  • 6 tsp Better Than Bouillon roasted chicken base
  • 6 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup long grain or jasmine rice
  • 3 cups turkey, cooked, shredded
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp sage
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • dash of salt
  • 16 oz bag frozen peas and carrots



  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  2. Once the butter is melted add the flour to the pot and stir it into the melted butter.
  3. Let the flour cook for a few minutes until it just starts to brown.
  4. Add the Better Than Bouillon and water to the pot and stir it into the flour mixture.
  5. Add the milk to pot and stir well again.
  6. Add the rice and shredded turkey to the pot and stir.
  7. Add the parsley, salt, pepper, sage, and onion powder and stir. 
  8. Bring the soup to a boil and then immediately reduce the heat to medium-low.
  9. Leave the soup to simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to make sure the rice doesn't stick to the bottom of the pot.
  10. After 10 minutes, peas and carrots to the pot. Stir well.
  11. Continue cooking over medium-low heat for 10 more minutes.
  12. Check some rice to make sure it is tender. If the rice is tender, serve immediately. If the rice is not tender, continue cooking until it is.
  13. Enjoy!

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