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Quick and Easy Turkey Vegetable Soup

Quick and Easy Turkey Vegetable Soup

"The mild cheese complements this slightly spicy soup." -Tara Bennett, Raleigh, NC

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups soup and 1 tablespoon cheese)

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery (about 2 stalks)
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground turkey breast
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup sliced carrot (about 2 large)
  • 1/2 cup frozen French-cut green beans
  • 1/2 cup frozen whole-kernel corn
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 beef-flavored dry bouillon cubes, chopped
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 6 tablespoons shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Preparation

Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add celery, onion, garlic, and turkey. Cook 5 minutes or until ground turkey is browned, stirring to crumble. Add 3 cups water and remaining ingredients except cheese; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Discard bay leaves. Ladle 1 1/2 cups soup into each of 6 bowls; top each serving with 1 tablespoon cheese.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 238
  • Calories from fat: 16%
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 31.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 18.4g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Cholesterol: 52mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 899mg
  • Calcium: 102mg
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