ground turkey soup recipes

10 Nourishing Ground Turkey Soup Recipes To Keep You Warm

Break out your soup pots, you’ll want to try these ground turkey soup recipes as soon as possible! There’s something in this list to suit any taste, and all of them are packed with tasty nutritious ingredients to keep you nourished throughout the chilly season.

As a soup ingredient, ground turkey is often overlooked in favor of beef or chicken, but these recipes are fantastic to use up that tray of turkey you have in the freezer. Adding ground turkey is a fantastic way to add protein to your soups, plus the meat’s neutral taste easily takes on the flavors of the soup it’s cooked in. In fact, the soups on this list are inspired by a myriad of cuisines like Italian, Indian, Chinese and Thai! Ground turkey soups are warm, comforting and delicious all year round.

They make a wonderful meal prep or batch cooking option – soups are great food to feed a crowd!

1. Spicy Asian Turkey Noodle Soup

This soup is the perfect mix of tender noodles, lean turkey and fresh vegetables in a spicy ginger broth. Only 230 calories per serve, a big bowl of this with a side of chunky bread is the perfect healthy dinner option for hungry families. Try this soup next time the weather’s a bit chilly, it’s sure to warm you from the inside!

2. Ground Turkey Soup with Vegetables and Pasta

Packed with vegetables and full of tasty ground turkey and tender pasta, this is a simple soup that is loaded with goodness. Simple, healthy and comforting, the whole family will enjoy this soup on a chilly winter lunchtime, and it reheats beautifully so you can eat leftovers for lunch all week! It’s a great recipe to use up those random, leftover vegetables you find in the bottom of the fridge.

3. Taco Soup with Ground Turkey

Tinged with Mexican spice, this soup has all the flavor of a taco but is a quick, warming, throw-together meal with hardly any prep time. High in protein and fibre with plenty of spice, this is Mexican made easy! Just brown the meat and throw the rest of the everyday ingredients together in a pot or slow cooker and let the magic happen. Oh and did we mention it only takes half an hour later to get this meal on the table! Top with sour cream, avocado, salsa and plenty of fresh cilantro.

4. Ground Turkey and Rice Soup

This gluten-free, dairy-free soup is definitely one you’ll want to keep on hand! Super easy to whip up, everything cooks up in the same pot. Nourishing, warm and soothing, this could well replace chicken soup as your go-to when the family is ill. Plus, it’s easy to add in any extra vegetables you have to boost the nutrition and keep food wastage down. All the delicious herbs add a real depth of flavor that makes this soup taste like you’ve been slaving away in the kitchen all day. Great for feeding a crowd and reheating.

5. Turkey and Kale Soup

Even kale-haters won’t be able to turn down a bowl of this soup! Quick and easy, the comfort that comes from eating a bowl of this soup can’t be beat. With coconut milk, squash, juicy turkey and fresh kale, a pot of this is great to make on busy weekends as it reheats and freezes well. Freeze in single-serve portions to have on hand for weekday lunches. Plus, it’s whole30, paleo-friendly and fits into an anti-inflammatory diet.

6. Italian Wedding Soup

In this recipe, little balls of juicy turkey and parcels of cheesy tortellini are cooked in a delicious broth in what has been nicknamed ‘Wedding Soup’. The soup is named for the incredible marriage of flavors in the recipe, rather than being associated with actual weddings, which is good news for us, for there doesn’t need to be a special occasion to make this! Super filling and quick-cooking, add this recipe to your weekly meal plan for something a little different but still tasty and filling.

7. Turkey Cheeseburger Soup

All the flavors of a delicious gooey turkey cheeseburger in a soup! Make this on a chilly Saturday to enjoy in front of the fire, or keep the recipe to add a healthy twist to your next burger night. You can make this recipe on the stove top or in a crockpot or instant pot. It tastes like a cheeseburger and looks like a soup, the secret ingredient? Cauliflower! It makes the broth super creamy and smooth and adds plenty of fiber and nutrients without compromising the cheesy burger flavor.

8. Sweet Potato and Ground Turkey Soup

This creamy sweet potato and ground turkey soup with ginger, turmeric and spinach is a nutrition powerhouse! Full of anti-inflammatory properties, this soup is healing, warming and comforting, perfect for a winter’s day when moods are low.

9. Healthy Cabbage Soup

All the good bits of a cabbage roll without the hassle of filling and rolling. Ground turkey, cauliflower rice, tomatoes and cabbage make up this delightful addition to any weekly meal plan. It’s low-carb, high protein and is paleo and whole-30 friendly, so you can know you’re eating a nourishing, healthy meal that tastes delicious.

10. Simple Slow Cooker Turkey Vegetable Barley Soup

This is the ultimate meal-prep soup! Throw everything in the slow cooker and let it cook away all day so you and the family can come home to a delicious hot meal filled with vegetables, barley, turkey and incredible flavors. Beef and Barley soup is a firm favorite in my family but this version is lighter in calories but still just as tasty.

AboutAshleigh Crump

Ashleigh Crump is an author, food writer and all-round lover of everything sweet! She has published a cookbook and loves to use classic and unique flavor combinations. When not cooking, she's usually reading.