Lemon Turkey Soup Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Turkey Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Lemon Turkey Soup

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"A wonderful, light soup perfect for the post-holiday turkey leftovers. The lemon in this recipe makes your palate zing, and it is so friendly on the waist-line when you need a 'light' meal after the heaviness of the holidays. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and garlic in hot oil until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add carrots, celery, and red bell pepper; cook and stir until carrots begin to soften, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour turkey stock into vegetable mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until flavors blend, about 20 minutes.
  3. Stir cooked turkey, lemon juice, and lemon zest into turkey stock mixture; simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes. Add spinach leaves, salt, and black pepper; simmer until spinach wilts and turns bright green, 1 to 2 minutes.
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Jan 20, 2014

Made this soup x2...it was wonderful. I added another 1/2 cup of Turkey and 1/2-3/4 cup liquid to broth. Lemon flavor is evident but not too strong.

 
Dec 29, 2013

Nice change of pace. The lemon is fresh tasting, but not overwhelming.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 129 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.7 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 11.9 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 482 mg
  • 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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