Turkey Kale Brown Rice Soup from Giada De Laurentis

Hearty, healthy delicious soup to warm you from the inside out. Tastes as good as it looks!

4 Servings

2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)

5 large shallots, chopped

3 medium carrots, peeled an cut

1 large red bell pepper cut into 1/2 pieces

8 oz ground turkey (or 1 lb for thicker soup)

1 Tbsp herbs de Provence

5 cups chicken stock

1 15oz can dicd tomatoes (with jalapeños option)

1 cup cooked brown rice

1 small bunch of kale with ribs removed and chopped

1 tsp sea salt

1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper

1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped (optional)

In a large pot over medium high heat, warm the olive oil.  Add shallots, carrots and bell pepper and sauce, stirring frequently, until beginning to brown and soften slightly, 8-10 minutes.  Add the turkey and stir until meat turns white and begins to color slightly around edges, 5-7 minutes.  Add the herbes de Provence and stir for 1 minute.

Add broth, tomatoes and rice and bring to boil.  Stir in kale and seasons with salt and pepper.  Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until the vegetables are tender ( 10-15 minutes).
Ladle soup into bowls. Sprinkle with parsley and parmesan.


xo :)