Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes: Turkey Taco Soup | Quick Easy Meals (2024)

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If you need a healthy ground turkey recipe, look no further than this turkey taco soup!! It’s comfort food to the max and easy to toss together on a weeknight. A few simple canned ingredients ready in 15 minutes flat. Woot woot.

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You’ve gotta make this Turkey Taco Soup! A quick easy weeknight meal that’s also a healthy ground turkey recipe the whole family will enjoy.

These days more than ever I’m in need of very simple and fast recipes like turkey taco soup. So trying to balance life with a toddler and a busy work schedule has been insane and sadly leaves little time to cook “for us”.

Quick easy meals and healthy ground turkey recipes FTW. I try hard to make eating ina priority instead of grabbing take out for dinner. Really I do.

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How to make weeknight dinners happen?

Solution: quick easy meals!

Eating at home is what I prefer taste and nutrition-wise, but to be honest, it’s a struggle for us to make it happenon a consistent basis.

My motto in the kitchen is the easier the better. Which is why keeping it SIMPLEin the kitchen is so important to me.

When it comes to eating dinner at homeI think part of that has to do with keeping astocked fridgeand having a short list of go-to weeknight meals the whole family enjoys.

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We L-O-V-E healthy ground turkey recipes like this turkey taco soup. And that’s one of the big reasons I love healthy ground turkey recipes like thisTurkey Taco Soup.

How to make turkey taco soup?

Turkey Taco Soup is super satisfying, healthy, and takes less than 15minutes to make. Just dump everything in a pot at let it simmer until you’re ready to eat.

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You can cook this healthy ground turkey recipeup fast for a quick easy meal and serve it as a weeknight dinner or work lunch.I think it tastes even better the next day, so meal prep a big batch of turkey tacosoup and keep it on hand for the week.

In case you were wondering, yes you can make this turkey taco soup in the instant pot.

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Freezer friendly turkey taco soup?

Something thing I’ve been doing to decrease time spent in the kitchenis making double batches of recipes and freezing it. This soup freezes well!

So when you’re busy, it’s so helpful to pull yummy homemade foodout of the freezer to quickly heatfor dinner.

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I’ve teamed up with the National Turkey Federation to bring you healthyground turkey recipes this year and this Turkey Taco Soup video.

More Healthy Ground Turkey Recipes?

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  • Cranberry Kale Turkey Burgers

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Turkey Taco Soup

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  • Author: Kristina LaRue
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

This Turkey Taco Soup is easy peasy to make for a weeknight dinner… a healthy meal the whole family will enjoy. Toss all ingredients into a pot and simmer until you’re ready to eat! The toppings are the best part!!

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive or avocado oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 28 ounces canned petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 can corn
  • 4.5 ounces canned green chilies
  • sour cream, green onions, tortilla chips (optional toppings)

Instructions

  1. In large pot, heat oil over medium high eat and add onions and garlic until softened.
  2. Stir in bell pepper and continue to cook to soften.
  3. Add ground turkey and cook until browned.
  4. Stir in taco seasoning to incorporate into meat and add tomatoes, beans, corn, and chilies and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer until ready to eat.
  5. Ladle soup into bowls and top with sour cream, green onions and tortilla chips if desired.

Notes

Note nutrition info does not include optional toppings.

  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Tex-Mex

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 recipe
  • Calories: 268
  • Sodium: 944mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 2g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 36g
  • Fiber: 12g
  • Protein: 27g
  • Cholesterol: 70mg

Keywords: turkey taco soup, quick easy meals, healthy ground turkey recipes

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Kristina LaRue, RDN

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