Italian Turkey Burger Soup

Course: Dinner, Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: turkey soup, Italian soup
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 6
Calories: 232kcal
Author: Laureen King
One of my favourite soup recipes Italian Turkey Burger Soup, both healthy and hearty made with lean ground turkey.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey breast
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups celery sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes not drained 28 oz
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil or 1 tsp. dry
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano or 1 tsp dry
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dry
  • 1/2 tsp chili pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in large skillet.
  • Add ground turkey, salt, pepper, onion and garlic to skillet and sauté until turkey is browned.
  • Transfer to Dutch oven or pot.
  • In same skillet add carrots and celery and sauté just until slightly tender (not too soft).
  • Transfer to Dutch oven.
  • Add tomatoes to skillet to deglaze (love the extra flavour that comes from the browned bits in skillet).
  • Add beef broth, tomato paste and all the herbs (except parsley) to skillet and bring to a boil.
  • Transfer to Dutch oven, stir to combine all ingredients.
  • Simmer on low heat for 30- 40 minutes.
  • Add parsley last 5-10 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 926mg | Potassium: 885mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6145IU | Vitamin C: 18.9mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 2.9mg