5 from 4 votes
Perfect way to use up left over turkey: turkey tortilla soup.
Turkey Tortilla Soup
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr

A perfect way to use up leftover turkey by making a turkey soup.

Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: leftover turkey recipes, tortilla soup, turkey soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 248 kcal
Author: Kathy
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/4 cup corn meal
  • 8-10 cups turkey or chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup roasted chili peppers chopped
  • 2 cups cooked turkey shredded
  • 1 cup stewed tomatoes drained and chopped
  • 1 can black beans - 15 oz rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 1 Tablespoon taco seasoning
  1. Saute onions in a heated pan with olive oil. When onions have softened lower heat and add garlic, corn meal and chili powder. Stir just until the chili powder turns fragrant; 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add broth, roasted chili peppers, turkey, stewed tomatoes, black beans, and corn.
  3. Cover and let simmer until heated through.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste
Tortilla Strips
  1. Thinly slice tortillas.
  2. Place on a sprayed baking sheet. Spray tops of strips. Sprinkle taco seasoning on top.
  3. Place in 350 degree oven. Stir every few minutes until crunchy.
  4. Serve with fresh cilantro and tortilla strips
Nutrition Facts
Turkey Tortilla Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 2133mg93%
Potassium 597mg17%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 610IU12%
Vitamin C 29.3mg36%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.