Southwestern Turkey Soup

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Martha Christian

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@marthalc

I used this recipe for leftover Thanksgiving turkey. You can also add black beans, pinto beans or any type of bean you would like. You can also add more vegetables if preferred. Great on a cold winter day.

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Wow, when you are tired of plain turkey leftovers during the holidays this is a great soup to warm you up. It's easy to make and full of southwest flavor. I love the hint of lime mixed with the cilantro and chilies. You may want to consider doubling the recipe. This will be gobbled up by your family! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 c
    shredded cooked turkey
  • 4 c
    vegetable broth
  • 1 can(s)
    whole peeled tomatoes, 28 oz
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped green chiles, 4 oz
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 Tbsp
    lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 1
    avocado; peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried cilantro
  • ·
    shredded Montery Jack cheese

How to Make Southwestern Turkey Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine turkey, broth, canned tomatoes, green chiles, onion, garlic, and lime juice.
  2. Season with cayenne, cumin, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Stir in avocado and cilantro.
  4. Simmer another 15 to 20 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  5. Spoon into serving bowls; top with shredded cheese.

    Enjoy!

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About Southwestern Turkey Soup

Course/Dish: Turkey Turkey Soups
Main Ingredient: Turkey
Regional Style: Southwestern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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