Hearty Turkey and Rice Soup

It s Thanksgiving in Canada today! We had our dinner last night and what s better then making delish meals with leftovers!? I make this soup ALL the time, and it s a total hit! There s a lot of soup, but it s even better the next day! ENJOY !!

Ingredients

  1. 2 cup shredded turkey (white or dark meat or both)
  2. 2 Carrots chopped
  3. 1 medium onion chopped
  4. 3 clove garlic minced
  5. 3 celery stalks chopped
  6. 6 cup low sodium chicken stock
  7. 2/3 cup rice (parboiled or jasmine rice)
  8. 1 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  9. salt and pepper
  10. 1 tbsp dried basil
  11. 1 lemon
  12. 1 dried bay leaf
  13. 1 tsp dried parsley

Method

  1. In a large soup pot add oil and sauté onion and garlic for 2 min
  2. Add the celery and carrots and continue cooking for 5 min
  3. Add your shredded turkey salt pepperparsley basil and bay leaf mix to combine
  4. Add the rice to the pot and mix everything together And cook 2 min
  5. Making sure youve washed your lemon remove seeds and squeeze the lemon juice into the pot and add the 2 halves to the pot as well (the hint of lemon in the soup is delish) stir everything
  6. Pour in your chicken stock and stir Let everything come to a boil and reduce heat to medium low Cook for about 30 min with the lid on and serve once rice is cooked through

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