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Smoked Turkey and Lentil Vegetable Soup

Smoked turkey adds a depth of flavor to this hearty lentil and vegetable soup.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
1
small onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, sliced (1 cup)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)
1 1/2
cups water
1
cup dried lentils, sorted, rinsed
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon garlic salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
8
oz smoked turkey, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups)
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant® frozen spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add carrots and celery; cook 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally. Stir in all remaining ingredients except turkey and spinach.
  • 2 Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender. Stir in turkey and spinach; simmer 2 to 3 minutes longer or until turkey is hot.
  • 1 In 4-quart Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion in oil 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add carrots and celery; cook 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally. Stir in all remaining ingredients except turkey and spinach.
  • 2 Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lentils are tender. Stir in turkey and spinach; simmer 2 to 3 minutes longer or until turkey is hot.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make vegetarian lentil soup, omit the smoked turkey, and use vegetable broth.

Lentil soup makes a hearty lunch, so tuck a container of leftover soup in your lunch bag.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
580mg
580%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.