Southwest Turkey Soup

Southwest Turkey Soup

Use up leftover turkey (or chicken) in this easy, creamy Mexican style hearty soup.
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Turkey Soup, Southwestern Turkey Soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 430kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey

Ingredients

Instructions

Slow Cooker Instructions

  • Heat skillet over medium heat and heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in pan. Add in onion and green pepper and saute for 5 minutes. 
  • Transfer sauteed veggies to slow cooker and add in stock, beans, corn, seasonings, turkey, and tomatoes.
  • Cook on high 4 hours or low 6 hours. 
  • Add in cream cheese and cook on low for 30 minutes. Stir well after 30 minutes. Serve with desired toppings.

Stove Top Directions

  • Heat large stock pan over medium heat and heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in pan. Add in onion and green pepper and saute for 5 minutes. 
  • Bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. 
  • Once veggies are softened, add in chicken stock, beans, corn, turkey, spices and tomatoes. 
  • Stir in cream cheese and heat through. Serve with desired toppings.

Instant Pot Directions

  • Heat Instant Pot to saute. Add in oil, onions, and peppers and allow veggies to softened, 3-5 minutes. 
  • Add in stock, tomatoes, beans, corn, seasonings, and turkey and seal instant pot. 
  • Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes. 
  • Allow pressure to release naturally.
  • Once pressure releases, remove lid and add in cream cheese. Place lid back on pressure cooker for 5 minutes (just to heat through). Stir well and serve. 
Nutrition Facts
Southwest Turkey Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 430 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 124mg 41%
Sodium 671mg 28%
Potassium 1010mg 29%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 4g
Protein 54g 108%
Vitamin A 7.9%
Vitamin C 17.6%
Calcium 7.3%
Iron 18.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.