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Southwestern Turkey Soup

Recipe modified by Strive for Wellness®

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes


1 1/2 cups shredded cooked turkey
4 cups vegetable broth
1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes
1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chile peppers
2 Roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon lime juice
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon ground cumin
salt and pepper to taste
1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced
½ teaspoon dried cilantro
1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  1. In a large pot over medium heat, combine turkey, broth, canned tomatoes, green chiles, fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic and lime juice. Season with cayenne, cumin, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer 15–20 minutes.
  2. Stir in avocado and cilantro, and simmer 15–20 minutes, until slightly thickened. Spoon into serving bowls, and top with shredded cheese

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 155, Total Fat: 6g (9.2%), Saturated Fat: 2g (10%), Protein: 5g

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
8 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 155
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g9.2%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Protein 5g 
  • The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Matthews, D. (2020). Southwestern Turkey Soup. Allrecipes. Retrieved from:

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