It's hearty, packed with lean protein, and perfect for autumn. Get ready for a flavorful journey!
1 lb lean ground turkey - This is our protein powerhouse, low in fat and high in flavor.
1 cup wild rice - Adds a nutty, wholesome element to your soup.
4 cups chicken or vegetable broth - To create a flavorful base for your soup.
2 carrots - We've got more carrots; they bring color and nutrients!
2 celery stalks - For a subtle, earthy note and a satisfying crunch.
1 onion - The reliable flavor foundation for your soup.
2 cloves of garlic - Because garlic makes everything better.
1 teaspoon dried thyme - Adds a warm, cozy aroma.
Seasoning salt - like hubby says, don't stop until the ancestors tell you to.
A handful of fresh spinach - A late addition for a burst of green and extra nutrients.
Start by browning your lean ground turkey in a pan. This step adds depth and richness to your soup.
While that's sizzling, finely chop your onion and garlic. These aromatic allies are here to infuse your soup with flavor.
Slice your carrots and celery into bite-sized pieces. They'll provide a delightful crunch and a splash of color.
Rinse your wild rice under cold water. It's a bit wild, but it's worth it for its nutty goodness.
In your trusty crockpot, combine the browned turkey, chopped veggies, and rinsed wild rice.
Pour in your choice of chicken or vegetable broth, and sprinkle in the dried thyme. Let the slow cooker do its magic!
Season with seasoning salt. Remember, seasoning is your secret weapon in the kitchen.
Set your crockpot to low and let it simmer for 6-8 hours. Your house will be filled with anticipation!
When it's time to serve, add a handful of fresh spinach to each bowl for a burst of green. This Turkey and Wild Rice Soup is a fall hug in a bowl, perfect for keeping you warm and satisfied. 🍂🍲