Unboring Turkey Leftover Soups

Turkey Taco Soup. A kids’ favorite, easily assembled from your refrigerator, pantry, and spice cabinet. 

           In a little olive oil in a big soup pot, saute one small chopped onion, 2-3 cloves garlic, and about a tablespoon of commercial taco seasoning (or substitute ½ teaspoon cumin and 1 teaspoon chili powder). When onions are soft, mix in the following: your 4 cups turkey broth; one or two cups of diced cooked turkey, however much you can snag from the Sandwich Guys; one can of mild diced chiles, well drained; 2 cans of diced tomatoes, including liquid; 1 can of black beans, well drained; 1can corn (not the cream kind), drained. If people in your family like it spicy, make one of the cans of the tomatoes the kind that contain chiles, or add a dash of red pepper flakes, Taste, add salt if needed. Serve with your choice of garnishes: grated cheese, sour cream, chopped cilantro, sliced black olives, diced avocado, wedges of fresh lime.

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