Move over ground beef, here comes ground turkey! We use lean ground turkey in our Creamy Turkey and Mushroom Soup recipe made from scratch.
Lean ground turkey has almost no fat which is good to know if you are trying to manage your diet better.
Ingredients for Creamy Turkey and Mushroom Soup
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Red onion
- Large celery stalk
- White mushrooms
- Ground turkey (lean)
- Italian seasoning
- Crushed red pepper flakes
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
- Sea Salt
- Black Pepper
- Chicken broth, low fat
- Heavy cream
- 12 oz. bag of frozen Riced Cauliflower
- Italian blend cheese
- Fresh parsley
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Optional Ingredients for Turkey Mushroom Soup
You can always tweak a recipe to make it your own to suit your family’s needs. Don’t be afraid to try.
Mushrooms can be omitted or use Portobella instead of white.
Onions can be omitted or use white or Vidalia instead of red.
You could use Half-n-half instead of heavy cream. I have never tried it so I’m not sure the difference that would make. If you do, please come back and let me know.
- 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
- ½ Cup red onion, diced small
- 1 large celery stalk, diced small
- 1. Cup mushrooms, chopped (White or Portabella)
- 1 lb. ground turkey (85% lean)
- 1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
- ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
- ½ tsp. garlic powder
- ½ tsp. onion powder
- Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
- 6 Cups low fat chicken broth
- ½ Cup heavy cream
- 1 12-oz. bag frozen riced cauliflower
- 2 Cups Italian blend cheese, shredded, divided
- 3 Tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped
Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onion
and celery and sauté, stirring frequently, until the veggies are soft,
approximately 4-5 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, ground turkey, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, garlic
powder, and onion powder to the pot.
Season with salt and black pepper, to taste.
Cook, stirring frequently, until the turkey is no longer pink and the
mushrooms start to release their juices, approximately 5-7 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium and add chicken stock. Simmer for 2-3 minutes or
until heated through.
Add a spoonful of the hot liquid to the heavy cream to temper it before adding it to the pot. Stir to combine and simmer for another 1-2 minutes.
Add frozen cauliflower rice and 1½ cups of the shredded cheese and stir to combine. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until cauliflower is heated through and cheese is completely melted. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired.
Remove from heat and transfer to individual soup bowls.
To serve, top each bowl with remaining cheese and fresh parsley, if desired.
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Soup Crocks with Handles, Ceramic Make, Soup, Chilli, by KooK, 22oz, Set of 4 (Red)
Pompeian Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil, First Cold Pressed, Full-Bodied Flavor, Perfect for Salad Dressings and Marinades, Naturally Gluten Free, Non-Allergenic, Non-GMO, 68 FL. OZ., Single Bottle
Lodge Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven With Stainless Steel Knob and Loop Handles, 6 Quart, Red
Amount Per Serving Calories 506Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 16gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 18gCholesterol 145mgSodium 1317mgCarbohydrates 10gFiber 3gSugar 5gProtein 32g
Nutrition information is estimated and may not be exact based on uncontrolled variables in home kitchens used by each individual cook.
This Turkey Mushroom Soup provides a delicious warm and hearty meal made from scratch. It’s a recipe you can tweak to suit your families tastes. The bonus is that it is low carb.