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Simple and mouth-watering Turkey Tortilla Soup is a perfect summer meal. Made with shredded turkey, black beans, corn, and spice, and garnished with tortilla strips, and your favorite toppings. Enjoy with a leafy green salad and you have a light and tasty meal to enjoy with family and friends.
This turkey tortilla soup recipe is quick and easy and includes ingredients right from your pantry. It fills your home with a wonderful aroma that will have your family hovering in the kitchen waiting for a filling dinner.
This is a great soup to use with leftover cooked turkey. Ready in less than an hour, you don't have to heat up your kitchen to enjoy this light and tasty meal.
- olive oil extra virgin
- black beans
- chipotle pepper plus 1-2 tablespoons adobo sauce
- dried cilantro
- lime juice
- corn tortillas
- olive oil extra virgin
- Greek yogurt
- fresh cilantro
Step 1. Heat olive oil in a large stock pot over medium heat. Add onion. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add minced garlic. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Step 2. Add broth, tomato, rinsed and drained corn, black beans, and chopped and shredded cooked turkey Stir in chopped chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, cumin, cilantro, ginger, and lime juice.
I use frozen servings of broth for this recipe. Homemade Bone Broth is so easy to make. I split them into 1-cup portions and freeze them to use in my recipes.
Step 3. Lower heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
Step 4. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cut corn tortillas into strips and add a single layer to the pan. Let cook undisturbed for 2-3 minutes until they start to brown. Turn and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with a pinch of finishing sea salt. I use this one #ad.
Step 5. Ladle soup into a bowl. Garnish with a tablespoon of Greek yogurt, chopped avocado, shredded cheese, and homemade tortilla chips. Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.
Frequently Asked Questions
Turkey Tortilla Soup can be made ahead and stored covered in the refrigerator for up to 5 days prior to serving. The tortilla strips are best eaten fresh. Cook and add to soup when you are serving the soup.
What to Serve with Tortilla Soup
A light and filling leftover turkey tortilla soup made from simple ingredients and spices. The combination of turkey, beans, corn, and spice is a flavor sensation that will leave you wanting another bowl.
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