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Turkey rice soup, filled with visible carrots, turkey, and rice, sits in a white bowl on a wooden surface.

Turkey Rice Soup

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 45 mins
Course Soup
Cuisine American


  • Slow cooker


  • 12-16 oz. cooked turkey shredded
  • 4-6 cups broth
  • 4-5 cups water
  • 1 cup brown rice rinsed
  • 2 cups chopped carrots frozen from garden
  • 2 onions diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Sauté onion until translucent. Add minced garlic and saute for an additional minute, until aromatic.
  • Transfer sautéed onion and garlic to your slow cooker. Add chopped carrots, rinsed brown rice, shredded turkey, spices, and lemon juice.
  • Cover with 4-6 cups of broth; add additional water, if desired.
  • Cook for 7 hours on low or 3.5 hours on high. Serve hot.


This recipe freezes well!
Keyword christmas, leftover turkey, soup, Thanksgiving, turkey, turkey stock