Turkey Sweet Potato Soup - 2 Guiding Stars
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This simple, flavorful soup is the perfect dish for using up leftover turkey after Thanksgiving. It’s also wonderful with any soup-able leftover protein: chicken, beans, or extra firm tofu would all work as substitutes for turkey.

Ingredients

  • 2½ cups sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (14 oz.) can low-sodium chicken broth
  • ½ tsp. marjoram
  • ½ tsp. thyme
  • Cayenne to taste
  • 2 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 cups skim milk

Directions

  1. Combine sweet potatoes, celery, onion, garlic, water, broth, marjoram, thyme, and cayenne in an large, heavy-bottomed pan. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sweet potatoes are cooked (15-20 minutes). Stir in turkey and peas.
  3. Combine cornstarch and milk in a small dish, then stir it slowly into the soup mixture. Cook until thick and bubbly (5 minutes).
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 135; Total Fat 1g (1% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 26mg (9% DV); Sodium 115mg (5% DV); Total Carbohydrate 17g (6% DV); Dietary Fiber 2.5g (8% DV); Total Sugars 6g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 14g; Vitamin D 4% DV; Calcium 8% DV; Iron 6% DV; Potassium 8% DV; Niacin 45% DV; Vitamin A 35% DV; Vitamin B6 25% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/turkey-sweet-potato-soup/
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