Creamy Vegeatable Turkey Soup With Wild Rice

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Looking for a great way to put a new spin on that leftover turkey meat? This recipe is the perfect transition from Thanksgiving to Christmas, with a warm and soothing soup to boost your immunity and give you the energy you need for the holidays.

Ingredients:

• 2 Cups Leftover turkey meat, Shredded

• 6 Cups Broth (Preferably Homemade Turkey Broth)

• 2 Tablespoons of Vegetable Oil

• 2 Tablespoons of Butter

• 2 Tablespoons of Flour

• 1 Medium Onion, Chopped

• 4 Large Carrots, Chopped

• 3 Celery Stocks, Chopped

• 1 Zucchini and 1 Yellow Squash, Chopped

• 1 Cup Mushrooms, Chopped

• 3 Cloves of Garlic, Minced

• 1 Can Petite Diced Tomatoes

• 2 Cups Steamed Wild Rice (cooked in broth)

• 1 Cup of Heavy Cream

Instructions:

Heat oil in large soup pan over medium heat.

Add onions, carrots, celery, and mushrooms. Cook for 5-10 minutes, stirring frequently until soft.

Meanwhile, in a different pan, steam rice (*use turkey broth rather than water.)

Add butter to the pan with vegetables. Once the butter has melted, add the flour, stir for 3 minutes to cook flour.

Slowly stir in the cream until incorporated.

Add garlic, zucchini and yellow squash into the pan, cook 2 additional minutes.

Pour tomatoes, turkey stock and steamed rice into the mixture and simmer.

Serve with warm bread.

Any Crohn’s Friendly Suggestions of this recipe that work for you? We’d love to hear it!!

* PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS MERELY AN OPINION BLOG. THE RESEARCH AND INFORMATION COVERED IN THIS BLOG IS OPEN TO PUBLIC DOMAIN FOR DISCUSSION.  WE DO NOT HAVE ANY FORMAL MEDICAL BACKGROUND.  WE SIMPLY WANT TO SHARE AND DISCUSS FOODS FOR THOSE WITH CROHN’S DISEASE. BECAUSE PEOPLE SUFFERING FROM CROHN’S DISEASE TOLERATE A VARIETY OF FOODS DIFFERENTLY, RECIPES OFTEN NEED SPECIFIC ALTERATIONS FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL.  GET CREATIVE! LEAVE OUT THE FOODS THAT DON’T WORK FOR YOU AND USE THE FOODS THAT MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD. HAPPY COOKING!!

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