Rio Grande Turkey Soup

Looking for a quick-to-make dinner idea? Then check out this Southwestern-style turkey soup that’s ready in just 25 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
can (14 oz) fat-free chicken broth
1
can (28 oz) whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
1 1/2
cups chunky-style salsa
1/2
cup water
2
to 3 teaspoons chili powder
1 3/4
cups frozen southwestern-style corn, black beans, red bell peppers and onions (from 19-oz bag)
1
cup uncooked cavatappi pasta (3 oz)
2
cups cut-up cooked turkey or chicken
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat broth, tomatoes, salsa, water and chili powder to boiling, breaking up tomatoes. Stir in vegetables and pasta. Heat to boiling.
  • 2 Reduce heat; simmer uncovered about 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta and vegetables are tender. Stir in turkey and parsley; cook until hot.

Expert Tips

Skinless turkey breast is a great choice because it's just about the leanest of all meats--just be sure it's ground breast and not regular ground turkey. For extra-flavor, garnish each serving with a dollop of reduced-fat or fat-free sour cream.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.