Recipe: Italian Turkey Burger Soup

Alessia Lonobile

Posted on November 06 2018

Recipe: Italian Turkey Burger Soup

Its November, and the cold weather is not getting any warmer. Here is an Italian Turkey Burger Soup that will be amazing comfort food for those really cold days ahead. 


  • 1 1/2 lbs ground turkey breast
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups celery sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes not drained 28 oz
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil or 1 tsp. dry
  • 1 tbsp fresh oregano or 1 tsp dry
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme or 1 tsp dry
  • 1/2 tsp chili pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley


Heat olive oil in large skillet

Add ground turkey, salt, pepper, onion and garlic to skillet and sauté until turkey is browned.

Transfer to Dutch oven or pot.

In same skillet add carrots and celery and sauté just until slightly tender (not too soft).

Transfer to Dutch oven.

Add tomatoes to skillet to deglaze (love the extra flavour that comes from the browned bits in skillet).

Add beef broth, tomato paste and all the herbs (except parsley) to skillet and bring to a boil.

Transfer to Dutch oven, stir to combine all ingredients.

Simmer on low heat for 30- 40 minutes.

Add parsley last 5-10 minutes of cooking.

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