Are you having turkey for Christmas?? I have a great recipe to use up some leftovers! This Cream Cheese Turkey and Vegetable soup is so flavorful and would be great with chicken if you don't have leftover turkey. It's so creamy from the cream cheese and so hearty from all of the veggies! We served it with some crusty bread for dunking and it was a filling meal.
Cream Cheese Turkey and Vegetable Soup
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 small onion, diced
- 4 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
- 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
- 2 cups turkey or chicken, chopped
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 cup milk
- 4 ounces cream cheese, diced into small pieces
- salt and pepper, if desired
In a large saucepan, saute the onion in the butter for 2-3 minutes.
Add the broth, carrots, potatoes and black pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, until vegetables are tender. Add the turkey and dill. Heat through.
In a small bowl, whisk the flour and milk together until smooth. Stir into the soup and bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes until soup has thickened. Reduce the heat, add the cream cheese and stir until melted. Season with salt and pepper, as needed.
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