Curry Ground Turkey Cabbage Soup Recipe

 A lovely display of micronutrients, fiber, and protein, this healthy soup has everything you need! Mix it up by adding your favorite veggies. 

– large pot such as a Dutch oven


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 – 1 Tbsp avocado oil – ½ red onion chopped – 1 lb ground turkey meat – 4 cloves garlic minced – 1 Tbsp fresh ginger peeled and grated – 1 red bell pepper chopped – 2 large carrots chopped – 4 cups chicken broth – 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk* – 1 to 2 Tbsp curry powder to taste – 1 Tbsp pure maple syrup – 1 Tbsp cider vinegar – 1 medium-sized head cabbage thinly sliced – 5 ounces baby spinach – 1 tsp sea salt to taste

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Step 1

 Heat the avocado oil in a large pot (such as a stock pot or a Dutch oven) over medium heat on the stove top.


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Step 2

Add the onion and sauté, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 3 minutes. Add in the ground turkey and use a spatula to break it into small chunks.  

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Step 3

Stir in the garlic and fresh ginger and continue cooking for 3 minutes. 

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Step 4

Add the remaining ingredients except for the cabbage and baby spinach, increase heat to medium-high heat and bring it to a full boil. Add in the cabbage and cover the pot with a lid. 

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Step 5

It will seem like there’s too much cabbage at first. This is normal and it will cook down. Continue cooking at a controlled boil, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. 

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Step 6

If you have more time, feel free to allow the soup to cook longer so that the flavors develop more. 

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Step 7

Add in the baby spinach, cover the pot and cook until the spinach has wilted, about 3 minutes.

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Step 8

Taste the soup for flavor and add more sea salt, vinegar, or curry powder to your personal taste. Serve soup in big bowls and enjoy!

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