Turkey minestrone – a soup to warm you up in chilly weather

Here is a recipe shared by Caitlin from Hearts & Homes for a Turkey Minestrone soup to enjoy with family and friends!


Half an onion, chopped
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 pound of ground turkey
1 teaspoon of parsley
2 teaspoons of minced garlic
1 teaspoon of oregano
1 teaspoon of basil
1 teaspoon of sage
1 teaspoon of thyme
1 cup of tomatoes, diced
6 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
1 medium zucchini, sliced (and halved if necessary to make it bite-size)
2 stalks of celery, sliced
2 carrots, sliced
1 can of navy beans


  1. In a stockpot over medium heat, saute the onion in oil until tender, about 4 minutes. Add the next seven ingredients; stir around and cook until the meat is no longer pink. 
  2. Add the tomatoes, broth, zucchini, celery, and carrots; cover and cook on medium/low heat for 5 minutes. Stir in the beans and salt/pepper if desired; simmer for 30-45 minutes or until heated through. Yield: ~16 servings