Classic turkey soup

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

2 hrs 30 min

Serves

6 to 8

Classic turkey soup

Photo, Roberto Caruso.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 leeks , (white and pale green parts only), halved and chopped
  • 1 carrot , peeled, halved and chopped
  • 1 celery stalk , halved lengthwise and chopped
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • 8 cups turkey broth
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 100 g egg noodles
  • 2 cups shredded leftover turkey
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley , (optional)

Instructions

  • HEAT oil in a large pot over medium. Add leeks and cook until they begin to soften, about 3 min. Add carrot, celery and thyme and cook 5 min.
  • ADD broth and soy, then bring to a boil. Add noodles, reduce to medium-low and simmer until noodles are just tender, about 6 min.
  • STIR in turkey and cook until warmed through, 1 min. Remove thyme sprigs and discard. Sprinkle with parsley just before serving.

 

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 187,
  • Protein
  • 19 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 309 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B12

Kitchen Tip: If you aren’t serving the soup right away, cook noodles separately in a pot of boiling water. Drain, then store noodles in a separate container, adding to soup just before serving. This prevents mushy, over-cooked noodles and starchy, stodgy broth.

 

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