Dinner in Minutes: Prepare Turkey and vegetable soup
Homemade soup is a refreshing treat. Use a food processor to cut the vegetables and some leftover turkey or bought roasted turkey to make this soup in less than 20 minutes. Make double and use the next day or freeze for another quick meal.
Linda Gassenheimer is a food writer for the Miami Herald.
Turkey and Vegetable Soup
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 cup sliced onion
1 cup sliced carrots
2 cups broccoli florets
1 1⁄2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
1 1⁄2 cups water
5 ounces spinach (about 5 cups)
6 ounces roasted turkey, cut into 1⁄2 to 1-inch pieces (about 1 cup)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 ounce shredded, reduced-fat cheddar cheese (scant 1⁄4 cup)
2 slices whole-grain French bread
Heat the olive oil in a large, nonstick saucepan over medium-high heat and add the onions, carrots and broccoli. Saute for 5 minutes.
Add the chicken broth and water. Increase the heat, bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes. reduce the heat to medium and add the spinach and turkey. Simmer for 2 minutes or until the turkey is warmed through and the spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on the bread slices and toast in a toaster oven or under a broiler. Serve with the soup.
Makes 2 servings.
Nutrition information per serving: 361 calories, 10 grams fat, (3 grams saturated), 79 milligrams cholesterol, 38 grams protein, 31 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams dietary fiber, 777 milligrams sodium
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Pirates notebook: Tabata rediscovering his power
- Pirates sickened by pic of ‘Jihadi John’ wearing Bucs ball cap
- AG Kane’s spokesman leaving after 2 months on the job
- At Pitt, a chance to make early impression under Narduzzi
- Highmark lays off nearly 100 workers, mostly in IT, as membership declines
- Seton-La Salle girls defeat rival Bishop Canevin to capture 7th WPIAL title
- Podiatrist, 6 others charged in prescription painkiller scheme
- Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor Schweich kill himself?
- Two charged with selling heroin that killed Lower Burrell woman
- Undercover officers seize more than 2 dozen guns from Oakdale man
- Trade for Winnik gives Penguins competition among bottom six