Southwest Turkey Soup

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Southwest Turkey Soup

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Southwest Turkey Soup

Southwest Turkey Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4


  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 green pepper - chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 6 to 8 cups chicken stock
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) diced green chilies
  • 1 1/2 cups corn
  • 2 to 3 cups cooked turkey - diced or shredded
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black or pinto beans - rinsed and drained
  • Lime Wedges - optional
  • Your favorite chili toppings like chopped cilantro, sour cream, shredded cheese, and diced avocado


  • Heat oil in large soup pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion, celery, and peppers and cook a few minutes until they start to get soft.
  • Stir in garlic and cook another 30 seconds stirring constantly.
  • Season with a little salt and pepper, chili powder, and cumin.
  • Stir in 6 cups chicken stock, tomatoes with juice and green chilies.
  • Bring to a boil. Turn down heat a bit.
  • Add turkey, corn, and beans and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • If soup needs more broth add more chicken stock.
  • Ladle soup into bowls.
  • Serve with your favorite chili toppings.
  • Great with a little sour cream, shredded cheese, cilantro, diced avocados, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice on top.


I love to serve this with my Crispy Baked Tortilla Chips or my Big Batch of Homemade Cornbread.


Calories: 505kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 1161mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1095IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 5mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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