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Brown Rice (Leftover Turkey) Soup

Serves 5




Leftover Turkey Soup

  • 1 cup diced red pepper
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup sliced celery
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced-or ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 3 (14.5 oz cans) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • ¾ cup white wine or additional reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Dash black pepper
  • 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey
  • 1 cup brown rice


  1. In a large saucepan, sauté red pepper, onion, celery and garlic in olive oil for 5-7 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add broth, wine or additional broth, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in turkey and rice.
  5. Bring to boil, simmer, uncovered for 30 minutes or until rice is tender.


Nutrition Facts


Calories: 260

Total fat:  8g

Saturated fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 42mg

Sodium:  650mg

Carbohydrates: 20 g

Fiber:  2g

Sugar: 2g

Protein:  27g