Turkey Tortilla Soup


Looking for a recipe that uses leftover turkey? Try this simple Mexican-inspired soup that combines zucchini, tortillas, and salsa and can be made in less than 30 minutes.

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 3 6 inch corn tortillas, cut in strips

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 1 cup purchased red or green salsa

  • 2 14 ounce can reduced sodium chicken broth

  • 2 cup cubed cooked turkey (12 ounces)

  • 1 large zucchini, coarsely chopped

  • Lime wedges (optional)

  • Sour cream and cilantro (optional)


  1. In a large skillet cook tortilla strips in hot oil until crisp; remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper toweling.

  2. In a large saucepan combine salsa and chicken broth; bring to boiling over medium-high heat. Add turkey and zucchini; heat through. Serve in bowls topped with tortilla strips, lime wedges, and cilantro. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

262 Calories
11g Fat
16g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 262
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 920mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 60.6mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 606mg 13%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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