Give the Turkey the Day Off

Turkey leftovers are my favorite. The possibilities for amazing turkey dishes are endless. But let’s face it, it’s nice to take a little break from turkey over this long weekend.

When eMeals sent me this recipe, I wanted to run right home and make it. It combines two things I love: lasagna and soup. But who would have thought of Lasagna Soup? eMeals that’s who, and I love it! It’s easy, hearty and uses ingredients that are a staple in my pantry.

But if you’re on a turkey blitz this weekend, just save this recipe for next week. I know you’re going to enjoy it anytime.

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Lasagna Cheese Soup

Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • Lasagna Cheese Soup
  • 1 pound ground chuck
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 32-ounce carton chicken broth
  • 2 14.5-ounce cans petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 15-ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups broken lasagna noodles (about 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 5-ounce package shredded Parmesan cheese
Instructions
  1. In a large stockpot, combine ground chuck, onion, and garlic
  2. Cook over medium-high heat for 8 to 10 minutes, or until beef is browned. Drain well.
  3. Stir in broth, tomatoes, tomato sauce, brown sugar, Italian seasoning and salt.
  4. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Add noodles, and simmer until noodles are tender.
  6. Stir in cheese just before serving.

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Updated 8/22/2018
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4 replies
  1. LiBeth
    LiBeth says:

    In my opinion, nothing beats a thick turkey sandwich on whole grain bread, with mayo and cranberry sauce. Next best is just reheating leftover turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy. I deliberately cook enough to insure these leftovers.

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