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Turkey and Lentil Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Turkey and Lentil Soup recipe? Learn how to make Turkey and Lentil Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ygflieshigh

Makes 8 servings



If you're wondering what to do with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas, you can use some in this hearty and delicious soup. cooked chicken breast works equally well, of course.

Recipe Ingredients for Turkey and Lentil Soup

2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, finely chopped (About 2 cups)
2 medium carrots, diced (1 1/2 cups)
1 cup celery, sliced
4 ounces cremini mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon curry powder
1 cup green lentils, picked through and rinsed
4 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
14 1/2 ounce petite diced tomatoes
1 1/2 cups turkey, cooked, diced

Recipe Directions for Turkey and Lentil Soup

Heat oil on medium heat in a large Dutch oven or soup pot. Sauté onion, carrots, celery and mushrooms until softened. Sprinkle curry powder and cook for 1 minute. Add lentils, followed by broth and canned tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then cover and simmer for 25 minutes, until lentils are cooked. Stir in chopped turkey and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
Categories

Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 286.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
174
Calories from Fat
27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
272mg
11%
Potassium
620mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
21.1g
7%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
3.9g
Protein
15.7g
Vitamin A 61% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 5% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
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