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Crockpot Turkey Minestrone Soup

Crockpot Turkey Ministrone Soup

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Ingredients 

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Crockpot Turkey Ministone Soup

Simply Delicious Crockpot Dish from Eating Clean, Cooking Dirty

  • 1 LBS Ground Turkey  
  • 2 Carrots  
  • 1 Sweet Onion  
  • 1 Celery Stalk  
  • 1 Delicata Squash  (or other squash) 
  • 1/2 LBS Green Beans  
  • 2 Garlic Cloves  
  • 3 Sprigs of Thyme  
  • 16-oz Vegetable Broth  (or Chicken) 
  • 1 28-oz Diced Tomatoes with Basil  
  • 1/4 Cup Sundried Tomatoes (optional) 
  • 2 Bay Leaves  
  • 1 TBS Salt  
  • 1/2 TBS Pepper  

Instructions

PREP DAY

STOVETOP

  •  Brown 1 LBS of ground turkey.

TOOLS

  • Crockpot
  • Sauté Pan

CROCKPOT

  • Place the following ingredients in a crockpot, prepped as instructed and in the order they are listed:
    • Dice 2 carrots, 1 celery stalk and 1 sweet onion.    
    • Cut 1 delicata squash in half, remove seeds, then slice into half-moons.  
    • Slice green beans in half.    
    • Finely chop 2 garlic cloves.  
    • Remove leaves from 3 sprigs of thyme, then chop.
    • Add the browned ground turkey, 2 bay leaves, 1 TBS salt, ½ TBS pepper, 16-oz vegetable broth, 28-oz diced tomatoes, ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes.
  • Cover and cook on HI for 4 hours, or low for 6.  TIP: I prefer 6 hours.  
  • Portion out and serve, or transfer to a container and refrigerate up to 7 days.

 DAY OF

  • Reheat on the stove as desired.

NOTE: this is a great freezer dish.  Double the recipe and freeze half in single servings for the perfect lunch meal.

TIP: Change this up with any ground meat.