CREAMY TURKEY AND RICE SOUP |LOW FAT, HEALTHY CARBS, DAIRY FREE

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us and we’re back on track with THM, let’s not forget our healthy, slimming E meals! My Creamy Turkey and Rice Soup recipe is the perfect place to use up that leftover holiday turkey, too. And guess what? This soup is also dairy free!

- Oh Sweet Mercy

Turkey

Main Ingredient:

Ingredients:

▢ 2 teaspoons ghee, coconut oil, or other healthy fat for cooking (optional, see notes) ▢ 1/3 cup diced onion ▢ 1/3 cup sliced or diced carrots ▢ 1/3 cup sliced celery ▢ 3 cloves fresh garlic, pressed or minced ▢ 3 cups fat free turkey broth ▢ 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or low fat non-dairy milk of choice ▢ 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme ▢ 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary ▢ 1/4 teaspoon THM Simply Sunflower Lecithin (optional, see notes for substitutions) ▢ 2 cups diced, cooked turkey breast ▢ 1 to 2 cups cooked black rice (or brown or other THM compliant rice) ▢ Salt to taste (I used 1 teaspoon) ▢ Black pepper to taste, optional

CREAMY TURKEY AND RICE SOUP |LOW FAT, HEALTHY CARBS, DAIRY FREE

Yield

4 CUPS

course

MAIN 

Time

30 MINUTES

Level

Easy

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Saute onion, carrots, and celery in melted ghee (or 1/4 cup broth) for 3-5 minutes.

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2. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute longer.

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3. Add the broth (if using gelatin instead of lecithin, reserve 1/4 cup or so for blooming the gelatin), almond milk, herbs, and salt and bring to a simmer. You'll want to simmer the soup for 20 minutes.

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4. If using lecithin, ladle out about 1/4 cup of the hot soup liquid into a small bowl. Whisk in the lecithin until well incorporated and no clumps remain.

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5. Pour lecithin mixture back into the soup pot and stir well.

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6. In the last 5 minutes of simmer time add the cooked turkey breast and rice and heat through.

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7. Serve immediately and refrigerate leftovers.

Enjoy!

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