How to Make an Enchilada Soup Recipe With Turkey

Chicken enchilada soup is a well known dish and you can sample this at various Mexican restaurants and Tex-Mex outlets. Alternatively, you can make your own. There are lots of recipes in which turkey is used instead of chicken. These two meats have a similar flavor, although turkey tends to be richer. If you have some turkey to use up, enchilada soup is a delicious dish, which will appeal to the whole family. Using turkey to make it instead of chicken adds an unusual spin to this classic recipe.

An enchilada is a corn tortilla, which is wrapped around some kind of filling and then smothered with chili sauce. An enchilada soup contains chili powder or chilies, as well as corn tortillas, although the tortillas are usually served as a garnish.

\"recipe Chicken\"

If you enjoy Mexican food, why not make this delicious turkey soup? This is probably a recipe you have never made before. It is unusual enough to intrigue everyone and tasty enough to make them request it again.

How to Make an Enchilada Soup Recipe With Turkey

When making Mexican style recipes, a lot of people like to alter the amount of chili. Some people enjoy a mild flavor, put in less chili and others like spiciness, and use plenty of chili. Use your judgment when making recipes like this one. If you are making this for a family, the kids might not appreciate the chili powder as much as the adults do!

Recipe for Turkey Enchilada Soup

The following soup is full of flavor and, even though it contains quite a few ingredients, it is not hard to put together. You will love the combination of turkey, cheese, black beans, cumin, corn, onion and more. Garnish this delicious soup with shredded cheddar, fresh chopped tomato, diced avocado, chopped green onions, and crumbled corn tortilla chips.

What you will need:

  • 1/2 lb boneless turkey breast, in 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 minced cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 6 oz Velveeta
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 cup instant masa mix or masa harina
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 can corn, drained
  • 2/3 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • Juice from 1 lime
How to make it:

Add the oil to a pot over a moderate heat, then saute the turkey, garlic and onions for five minutes or until the turkey is browned. Add the broth. Mix a cup of water with the masa harina and whisk it well to get a thick liquid. Add this to the pot and stir well. Add the rest of the water, the cheese, spices, and enchilada sauce and bring the soup to a boil.

Turn the heat down, then add the corn and beans, and simmer it until it is thick. Add the lime juice and stir it in. Serve the soup immediately in mugs or bowls, garnished with cheese, tomatoes, green onions, and avocado and corn tortilla chips.

How to Make an Enchilada Soup Recipe With Turkey

Sometimes it can be fun to put a new spin on an old favorite but at other times you will want to make a classic chicken soup recipe. New recipes are fun but nothing beats a chicken noodle soup if you want a tried and tested comfort food.

Look for Our Heart Health Recipes at