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Tuscan Turkey Soup

Ladle up this quick, creamy soup chock-full of leftover turkey, pumpkin and beans to your hungry family and friends. It's fabulous! —Marie McConnell, Shelbyville, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings (2 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
  • 1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked turkey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and celery; cook and stir until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Stir in broth, pumpkin, beans, turkey, salt, basil and pepper. Heat through, stirring occasionally. If desired, serve with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup (calculated without cheese): 167 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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  • jkcoach98
    Mar 6, 2019

    I thought that this was a bit bland. If I make it again, I would definitely add some type of hot sauce to spice it up a bit.

  • Reenwad
    Mar 15, 2018

    Why is this listed under "low carb" recipes? Not even close to being low carb!

  • hkpepin
    Feb 7, 2017

    Decent, but not something I would make again. Not particularly flavorful but a good meal my daughter would eat. A little on the thin side, as I prefer more of a stew-like consistency. I would thicken it up if I were to make it again.

  • FoodieMom528
    Mar 8, 2016

    This is my favorite soup. Have used turkey, rotisserie chicken, and diced ham! All are delicious!!

  • kennakalee
    Dec 23, 2014

    this was super yummy, I used the thanksgiving turkey and now we are making a turkey for Christmas just to have it again!!! I used chunks of pumpkin instead though.

  • martylb
    Oct 17, 2014

    Love this soup. Pumpkin is a great way to get a thicker broth without adding a lot of calories. It was a little bland for us so we added more pepper, oregano and Lawry's season salt. Very yummy. Definitely a keeper.

  • lmmanda
    Sep 3, 2014

    I used chicken cuz it was cheaper than turkey. I had to double the seasonings listed and just kept adding seasonings till it tasted good to me. I know I added some poultry seasoning as suggested by another reviewer as well as oregano, Italian seasoning, and seasoned salt. I definitely added the Parmesan cheese and some hot sauce to my serving. By then, it was quite tasty!

  • trishu
    Jul 8, 2014

    I used ground turkey, substituted a yellow bell pepper for the celery and added a half bag of fresh spinach. De-lish. Tasted like it took hours.

  • bakergirl00
    Dec 14, 2013

    Delicious soup!! I used ground turkey because that was all I had at the time and it was perfect! Will definitely make again!

  • Sccduf
    Dec 8, 2013

    We love this delicious and healthy soup!