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turkey vegetable soup

Recipe by
Lake Mills, WI

I always make a turkey soup with the left overs from Thanksgiving. This year I was thinking a veggie type soup so I came up with this recipe. I hope you try it!

yield serving(s)
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For turkey vegetable soup

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lg
    onion, chopped
  • 4
    carrots, chopped
  • 4
    ribs celery, chopped
  • 16 oz
    mushrooms, fresh
  • 4 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 4 lg
    potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 28 oz
    tomatoes, canned whole
  • 2 qt
    turkey stock
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili flakes
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • bunch
    cilantro, fresh
  • bunch
    parsley, fresh
  • 1 can
    cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 bag
    spinach, fresh
  • 2 c
    left over turkey, cubed

How To Make turkey vegetable soup

  • 1
    Have your turkey stock already prepared up to a week before.
  • some ingredients
    Assemble all ingredients and prep them.
  • saute veggies
    Heat the olive oil in a large stock pot until shimmery. Add Celery, onion and carrots. Cook until they are fragrant, about 10 minutes.
  • add mushrooms
    Add mushrooms and continue to cook until they loose their moisture and start to break down.
  • chopped garlic
    Add garlic and cook for one minute.
  • spices etc
    Add turkey stock, tomatoes, potatoes and spices. Bring to a boil.
  • fresh herbs
    Add in the fresh herbs and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  • turkey, beans, spinach
    When veggies are done, add in the turkey, beans and spinach.
  • heaping pot of spinach
    You might have to add the spinach in stages if your pot gets as full as mine!
  • dinner
    Heat until all is warmed through. Enjoy with a loaf of crusty bread and maybe a glass of wine!