Coconut Leek and Artichoke Turkey Soup

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 large leek chopped (white and light green parts only)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 pound boneless skinless turkey breast chopped*
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth or use homemade
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 14-oz. can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot
  • 2 cups frozen artichoke hearts
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin


  • *It’s easier to chop turkey breast if it’s partially frozen.
  • Melt the coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add garlic, leek, oregano and turkey; cook for 10 minutes or until turkey is brown.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients (broth through cumin); cook for 15 minutes or until vegetables are tender and turkey is cooked through.
  • Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Tomato-Avocado Salad: In a large bowl, toss together diced tomatoes and avocados, minced garlic, chopped red onion and cilantro, lime juice and salt and pepper to taste.
NUTRITION: 293 Calories; 9g Fat (26.7% calories from fat); 34g Protein; 19g Carbohydrate; 8g Dietary Fiber; 70mg Cholesterol; 295mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 3 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat.
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