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Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder Recipe

This Leftover Turkey Corn Chowder Recipe is the perfect way to use your Thanksgiving leftovers. It's creamy, flavorful, loaded with leftover turkey and veggies, and made in the crockpot!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, easy, leftover turkey, thanksgiving leftovers
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 440kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth




  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion finely diced
  • 2 carrots finely diced
  • 2 celery stalk finely diced
  • 1 sweet potato diced, about 1/2 pound
  • 2 (15 oz) cans sweet corn undrained
  • 1 (15 oz) can creamed corn undrained
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt more or less to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 1/2 cup half and half room temperature
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 4 cups cubed leftover turkey

Optional Toppings

  • cilantro
  • sour cream


  • Place everything (minus half and half, cornmeal, turkey, and optional toppings) into your crockpot
  • Cover and cook on HIGH 3-4 hours or LOW 7-8 hours.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together half and half and cornmeal. Set aside.
  • In the last 30 minutes of cook time if cooking on HIGH or last hour if cooking on LOW, stir in half and half mixture and cubed turkey. Cover and continue cooking.
  • Serve with cilantro and sour cream and enjoy!
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Calories: 440kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 1134mg | Potassium: 847mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 7145IU | Vitamin C: 21.9mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2.3mg