Turkey chili soup is a twist on traditional turkey chili. It’s a flavorful combination of white chili and soup. It’s thick, spicy, and satisfying. The perfect comfort food for a chilly winter day, and it is gluten-free.
Turkey Chili Soup – A Thick and Hearty Soup
Chili is one of those simple to make get dinner on the table quick kind of meals that can be made so many different ways.
A few of our favorite chili recipes are pork and tomatillo chili, traditional quick and easy beef chili and of course, this turkey chili soup. I had it for the first time a few years ago in a restaurant and knew I had to try to make this myself. After a few attempts, success!
My first attempt making turkey chili soup, the texture was more like a soup. After a few tweaks and feedback from my taste tester family, who prefer s a thick and hearty soup, it’s now a little bit thicker than traditional soup. Top it with Greek yogurt for a creamy dimension that really takes this chili soup over the top.
This soup is also a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken. Make up pot of turkey chili soup and serve along with salad and a few organic tortilla chips or corn bread.
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Here Is What You Will Need
- Ground turkey
- White beans
- Bell peppers
- Jalapeno pepper
- Chili powder
- Chicken broth
- Greek yogurt
- A Dutch oven.
Here’s how to Make turkey chili soup
- Cook the vegetables
- Brown the meat
- Stir in the spices and broth
- Add the beans & Cilantro
- Heat through and serve
Tip! This soup is also a great way to use up leftover turkey or chicken. Make up pot of this turkey chili soup and serve along with salad and a few organic tortilla chips or corn bread.
- Use leftover chicken or turkey in place of ground meat. Add the cooked meat after cooking the veggies and just before adding the seasoning.
- Substitute ground chicken for the ground turkey.
- Add more veggies, and less meat for a less meaty, budget friendly and fiber-rich version.
- Substitute an equal amount of flour for arrowroot to thicken the turkey chili soup
- Freeze any left-over turkey chili soup for up to three months. Defrost it in the refrigerator overnight and heat it on top of the stove on low heat.
- For a thinner version add 1/2 to a cup more broth depending on how thin or thick you like your soup.