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Lemony Turkey Rice Soup Recipe

Lemony Turkey Rice Soup Recipe

While growing up in Texas, I spent a lot of time helping my grandma cook. Lemon and cilantro add a deliciously different twist to turkey soup. —Margarita Cuellar, East Chicago, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups diced cooked turkey
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine 5-1/2 cups of broth, soup, rice, turkey and pepper. Bring to a boil; boil for 3 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth. Gradually stir into hot soup. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened and heated through. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and cilantro. Yield: 8 servings (about 2 quarts).

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 166 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 1,012 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.