Happy Thanksgiving – Fire House Recipe

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Recipe Spotlight – Jack Freel – Turkey Tortilla Soup

Prep Time: 30 Min     Cook Time: 20 min
Keep Heated (Crockpot)


  • 2 Cups Diced or Shredded Turkey
  • 2 tsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Onions
  • (1) 2oz Canned Diced Green Chilies

  • 1/2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/2 cup Masa Harina Flour (Corn flour)
  • 7 Cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2/3 Cup Salsa
  • 12 oz or 18 slices American Cheese
  • Toppings:
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 2 TB Chopped Onion
  • 2 TB chopped Jalapeno Pepper
  • Pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 Cup Tortilla Chips, Crushed

Cook Steps:

  1. Heat oil in 3 qt Sauce Pan. Add onions, drained chilies and garlic and saute until translucent. While stirring, add diced Turkey and Masa harina
  2. Using a whip to keep lumps from forming, slowly add chicken broth and salsa. Then, add chili powder and cumin, mixing well
  3. Heat to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Add cheese, stirring until melted and smooth. Keep hot, but do not boil.
  5. Prepare topping by combining diced tomato, chopped onion, chopped jalapeno, salt and chopped parsley. Serve tomato mixture, shredded cheese and crushed tortilla chips as garnish on top of soup.