This budget-friendly hearty ground turkey soup is ready in 30 minutes or less and packs a punch of flavor.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 lb lean ground turkey
- 1 yellow onion, diced
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasonings
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- 1 (14.5 oz) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
- 1 (15.5 oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 5 cups chicken broth
- 1 dried bay leaf
- Fresh cilantro or parsley, to garnish
- Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add ground turkey and cook for 4-5 minutes or until no longer pink.
- Add diced onions, bell peppers, minced garlic, salt, Italian seasonings, and black pepper to the Dutch oven. Stir and saute for 5 minutes.
- Pour in fire-roasted tomatoes, chickpeas, chicken broth, and bay leaf.
- Bring to boil, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
- Remove and discard the bay leaf. Ladle the soup into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley or cilantro.
- This recipe works because it is budget-friendly, easy to make with pantry staples, and delicious!
- Ground beef or ground chicken would work instead of turkey. Even leftover turkey from the holidays works in this recipe.
- Other vegetables would work in this recipe like diced butternut squash, sweet potatoes, zucchini, and celery.
- Leftovers will store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- Any color bell pepper will work (green, red, orange, yellow).
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 25 minutes
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