What’s Cooking at Calvary: Turkey Vegetable Soup

P1000937If you’re celebrating Thanksgiving and/or Hanukah this week, you’re likely to have leftover turkey or vegetables in the refrigerator. Luckily, Calvary Women’s Services’ savvy chef, Lorna, knows how to utilize every last bit of those leftovers and turn them into a healthy, hearty soup. The recipe is simple and versatile, so feel free to swap out these vegetables with what you have on hand — the result will be just as tasty. Bon appetit!

Turkey Vegetable Soup

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 cup carrots, diced

1 cup celery, diced

1 green bell pepper, diced

1 red bell pepper, diced

2 bay leaves

2 tsp poultry seasoning

1 15-ounce can corn, drained

1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes

2 26-ounce cartons chicken or turkey stock

3 cups shredded cooked turkey

1 1/2 cups leftover rice

1 1/2 cups frozen okra

Directions:

In a large stockpot, heat oil over medium heat. Sauté onion, garlic, celery, and carrots until softened, about five minutes.  Add bell peppers, bay leaves, poultry seasoning, chicken stock, and 1 tsp salt. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes. Adjust the seasonings as necessary and add the turkey, rice, and okra. Cook just until heated through, adjust the seasonings again if necessary, and serve.

Recent Posts

Back to Blog
August 2, 2021

Supporting Partners for Tomorrow: Rashika Ped…

Calvary Women’s Services’ Partners for Tomorrow, a community of monthly donors, are critical to the success of this organization. The investment they make in our work and the women we serve each…
September 13, 2021

In This Together 5k: Team Altria

At Calvary Women’s Services, the In This Together 5k is not only an opportunity for Calvary supporters from around the country to help raise critical funds for our life-saving programs, but to remi…
September 8, 2021

Volunteer Spotlight: Catalina Castro

Catalina with her dog, who has made special guest appearances in the virtual yoga classes. In the fall of 2019, Catalina joined Calvary Women’s Services as a volunteer teaching Spanish. While workin…