TURKEY, KALE AND BROWN RICE SOUP

TURKEY, KALE AND BROWN RICE SOUP

IF YOU’RE CRAVING SOMETHING HEALTHY AFTER YOUR CHRISTMAS INDULGENCES, YOU’LL LOVE THIS WHOLESOME TASTY SOUP. USING TURKEY LEFTOVERS, IT’S A QUICK, EASY AND FILLING OPTION WHICH IS ENTIRELY GUILT-FREE.

This soup can be served as a snack or a complete meal-in-a-bowl. It’s bursting with feel-good nutrients to comfort and revitalise your system.

Turkey is packed with protein and vitamins.

Kale bursts with fibre and sulphur, great for detoxifying your body and liver.

One of the most nutritious cereals, brown rice will help cleanse you of toxins while boosting your energy levels. 

This recipe makes a large batch, which you can eat over a few days, or take out in a thermos. It’s a rich and hearty soup to warm you up throughout the rest of winter!

INGREDIENTS

2 onions

3 carrots

1 red pepper

250g cooked turkey meat, cut into small pieces. (If you do not have leftover turkey, just use turkey mince).

1 tsp dried oregano

1 tin chopped tomatoes

1 litre chicken stock

1 cup cooked brown rice

1 bunch kale

chopped parsley

grated parmesan cheese to top

olive oil

salt and pepper

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large pan, heat 2 tbsp olive oil. Add the onions, carrot and pepper. Stir for around 8 minutes until the vegetables are starting to soften.
  2. Add the turkey and continue to stir. If using turkey mince, continue stirring until it’s completely cooked. Drain any fat from the pan.
  3. Add the oregano, parsley, stock, tomatoes and rice.
  4. Stir in the kale and season with salt and pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Serve in bowls. Add grated parmesan cheese and more parsley, if desired.

 

 


The Author

Kath Webb

Kath is a contributing writer for PayasUgym. Football, running, weight training, yoga and walking are her forte, along with cooking tasty, nutritious food - with a regular batch of cake chucked in.

Comments

Michael A.
6 January 2017

Michael A.

Sounds easy and tasty. Can I use frozen leftover turkey in this recipe?

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