Turkey Tortilla Soup

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Sherry Blizzard

By
@akflurry

You NEED this recipe after consuming any holiday turkey. I've made this delicious, hearty, crowd-pleasing soup for over 16 years. It only asks for 2 cups of your leftover chopped turkey. You will never cook a bird again without reserving turkey for this soup... GUARANTEED!

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Quick and easy, this turkey tortilla soup recipe is a tasty way to use turkey leftovers. It seems like a lot of chilies but trust us... it works and adds so much flavor. Depending on the taco seasoning you use, you may have to add a bit more salt. This simple soup is warm and comforting. Topping with tortilla chips and cheese is yummy. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 c
    onions, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    taco seasoning mix
  • 6 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
    turkey, diced
  • 28 oz
    green chile, diced or 4-7 oz cans chopped
  • 16 oz
    tomatoes, diced
  • 10 oz
    corn, frozen
  • 1/3 c
    cilantro, diced
  • 1/2 c
    Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 pkg
    tortilla chips, enough to top each bowl

How to Make Turkey Tortilla Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. In a 5 qt. saucepan, over medium heat, saute onion in oil 3-4 minutes or until soft.
  2. Stir in chile, cook 1 minute. (If you can get fresh or frozen green chile that is best. If not, use four 7 oz cans of chopped.)
  3. Add tomatoes.
  4. Stir in taco seasoning packet.
  5. Add turkey.
  6. Add broth.
  7. Add corn.
  8. Reduce heat to simmer until soup is hot and bubbly.
  9. Add cilantro.
  10. To serve, spoon soup into bowls. Top with tortilla chips and grated cheese.

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About Turkey Tortilla Soup

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



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