This week's Soup Special of the Day is Lentil Turkey Soup. Made with leftover JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey along with garlic, onions, rutabaga, lentils and rosemary. For the Turkey you can use any OVEN READY™ product. You can find this recipe along with all the other Jennie - O recipes at the Jennie - O website! Enjoy and Make the Switch! https://www.jennieo.com/
Lentil Turkey Soup
Try this recipe with any OVEN READY™ product.
This Lentil Turkey Soups is a delicious way to cook with leftover holiday turkey. Simmered with garlic, onions, rutabaga, lentils and rosemary, it’s a dinner for under 500 calories per serving.
1 teaspoon olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups chopped carrots
1½ cups chopped celery
1 cup chopped rutabaga
1¼ cups dried brown lentils
2 quarts low-sodium or homemade chicken or turkey broth
1 rosemary sprig
2 bay leaves
salt and freshly ground pepper, if desired
2 cups cubed leftover JENNIE-O® OVEN READY™ Turkey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1) In large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic. Cook 5 minutes or until onion is softened, stirring occasionally.
2) Add carrot, celery, rutabaga, lentils, broth, rosemary, bay leaves and salt and pepper, if desired. Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, covered, 40 minutes or until lentils and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally.
3) Stir in turkey and lemon juice. Remove and discard rosemary and bay leaves before serving.
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