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Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup

Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup from @kitchenmagpie

Just when I think I couldn’t love a soup more than my Classic Beef and Tomato Macaroni Soup, I turned around and made an Italian Turkey version.

I honestly don’t know which one I love more now. The original beef and tomato macaroni soup is so darn homey-comfort food-amazing that it still is in my Top 5 soups of all time and will most likely never leave those ranks. This soup however, is a nice new taste, lighter thanks to the turkey and if you used whole wheat macaroni? I would consider this almost entirely guilt free, I kid you not.

Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup from @kitchenmagpie

Lean turkey, spices, whole wheat noodles and tomatoes? Winner winner healthy turkey soup for dinner!

Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup from @kitchenmagpie

Did I mention that everyone ate this? Even my daughter? Oh, parents of picky eaters, hang in there. The dawn of a new era of eating is coming, it only takes close to a decade, but your kids will start eating other foods.  My daughter loves turkey and chicken, tomatoes and noodles, so it was a relatively easy job to convince her to try it. Once she did, she ate the entire bowl.

Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup from @kitchenmagpie

This is also the perfect soup to warm your soul and belly at the end of a miserable winter day. Or even the end of a sunny Phoenix day for me. There’s just something about a tomato and macaroni soup that just can’t be beat!

Happy Cooking everyone!

Love you more than chocolate,

Karlynn

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Italian Turkey Macaroni Soup


  • Author: Karlynn Johnston
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 8 min
  • Total Time: 23 min

Description

A healthier alternative to a heavy beef soup this Italian turkey macaroni soup is still a filling main dish hit with the family.

Ingredients

  • pound one ground turkey

half of one white onion diced

  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • oz one can of diced tomatoes 28
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 4 cups of strong chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup uncooked macaroni noodles

Instructions

  1. Fry the turkey in a skillet until browned and no pink remains. Drain and place into a crockpot.
  2. Fry the onions until translucent; add the garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes until browned. Add to crockpot.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients (excepting the macaroni) in the crockpot.
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  5. Around 30-45 minutes before serving, add in the macaroni. Cook in crockpot until tender.
  6. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8

Nutritional information is only an estimate. Actual nutritional numbers will vary due to cooking methods, your ingredient measurements and brands of products used.

 

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Heather Pollock
    October 1, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Yummmm I loooove soup\U0001f606especially on rainy days like today\U0001f44d

  • Reply
    Cynthia Ann Kupiec
    September 10, 2016 at 12:12 am

    Stop it…I’m starving right now.

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