Mexican Turkey Soup Recipe -
Mexican Turkey Soup Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Mexican Turkey Soup

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"A quick, spicy soup for all that leftover turkey! Adjust the heat to your taste. This version is medium/hot."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    55 mins


  1. Bring chicken broth, onion, bell pepper, carrots, celery, jalapeno pepper, rice, parsley, chili powder, garlic, and oregano to a boil in a large pot. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer until vegetables and rice are tender, about 25 minutes. Add turkey; simmer until turkey is heated through, about 10 minutes more.
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May 23, 2015

I'm giving this 4 stars but only for one reason. We really loved this, but I think it would be even better with a little more rice in it and I added a 1/4 tsp. chipotle pepper to kick it up as it was totally bland without it. With those changes this is a 5-star recipe. This soup and a cheese quesadilla made a yummy dinner for us on a chilly evening, with just enough left over for my lunch the next day!

Jan 21, 2015

This soup is REALLY good although I wouldn't say the spice level is medium hot - it's closer to mild.


7 Ratings

Dec 28, 2014

Quick, easy. I added serrano peppers for bigger spice. I also added kale & mushrooms.

Dec 24, 2014

Very tasty! Thank you for sharing. I used all the ingredients as listed but modified the steps as follows: 1) Saute onions and garlic in 1-2 tablespoons olive oil until the onions are clear. 2) Add peppers, chili powder, parsley and oregano to onions and garlic. Mix and seer these together for 1-2 minutes on med/high heat. 3) Add chicken broth followed by all the remaining ingredients and cook as directed. Again, thanks for the recipe.

Dec 16, 2014

fresh parsley is better of course

Nov 10, 2014

GarageRock you can take center stage with this one. A perfect blend of flavors for the leftover turkey. I must confess, I did add an extra jalapeno.


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  • Calories
  • 183 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.5 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 58 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 23 g
  • 46%
  • Sodium
  • 1068 mg
  • 43%

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

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