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Brown Rice Turkey Soup

Rated as 4.61 out of 5 Stars

"'I don't recall where I got this recipe, but it's my all-time favorite turkey soup. Everyone who has tried it agrees,' writes Bobby Langley from Rocky Mount, North Carolina. 'The sweet red pepper is what gives the soup its distinctive flavor.'"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. In a Dutch oven, saute the red pepper, onion, celery and garlic in butter for 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add the broth, wine or additional broth, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in turkey and rice. Bring to a boil; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Garnish with green onions.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 766 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Great recipe! Used leftover turkey. Didn't have instant brown rice, so cooked brown rice separately and added at the end. Added some extra veggies (zucchini and frozen mix) and a couple tablespo...

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I made this for my family and it wasn't very good. It's not hearty as far as serving for a meal and it was very unflavorful. I wouldn't make it again.

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Great recipe! Used leftover turkey. Didn't have instant brown rice, so cooked brown rice separately and added at the end. Added some extra veggies (zucchini and frozen mix) and a couple tablespo...

This recipe was great. I used leftover rotissere Turkey and it was delicious. Thank you.

This was fantasic, we loved it. Changed up the spices a bit since we don't care for tyme much.

I am so excited about this soup! I made a few changes: added more broth, tossed in a little cumin, and threw in some peas. I added 2 tablespoons of lime juice, which made all the difference. ...

I made this whole recipe for my son and husband to eat while I was working the weekend and considering they ate the entire pot all by themselves in less than a day, it must be a hit. They both e...

This soup had the best flavor! I changed very little of the recipe and that is rare for me. I did not use the red pepper, but instead added a can of diced tomatoes and cut up some fresh carrot...

This is delicious! I have been making a lot of soups and this was one of our favorites. I used leftover turkey breast and leftover spanish rice. I added a can of petite diced tomatoes with juice...

Loved this recipe! I did make a few changes, mostly because my husband doesn't like the taste of cooked red pepper. Instead of the red pepper, I added a can of petite diced tomatoes with the t...

This soup turned out wonderful - my guests raved about it. I used homemade turkey stock for the broth and cooked regular brown rice in broth before adding to the soup. I had fresh thyme on han...