Brown Rice Turkey Soup Recipe
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Brown Rice Turkey Soup Recipe

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"I don't recall where I got this recipe, but it's my all-time favorite turkey soup. Everyone who has tried it agrees," writes Bobby Langley from Rocky Mount, North Carolina. "The sweet red pepper is what gives the soup its distinctive flavor."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1 cup Minute® Brown Rice
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the red pepper, onion, celery and garlic in butter for 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add the broth, wine or additional broth, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in turkey and rice. Bring to a boil; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Garnish with green onions. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Brown Rice Turkey Soup in Light & Tasty October/November 2003, p22

Nutritional Facts

One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"I thought the thyme was way too overpowering. I will make again with poultry seasoning and maybe a dash of thyme. I think it would be great with that substitution."

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2008

"This is a GREAT tasting soup!! I'm not a fan of cooked carrots, Thank You for sharing a recipe that doesn't include them!!! I do LOVE red peppers and this was a "hit" with my family!!!"

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