Looking for low carb recipes for all of those turkey leftovers? 🙋 Your search is over. Seriously.
I’ve been hearing/reading the term Mulligatawny for years and always thought it had a cool sound to it, but had never actually tasted it. When I finally did, I was sad about the many years I wasted not eating this delicious soup.
A traditional Mulligatawny (meaning “pepper – water”) soup is redolent with curry and loaded with chunks of chicken (or leftover turkey in this case,) white rice, carrots, and even apples. It sounds a little weird, but tastes amazing.
In my low carb Mulligatawny recipe I kept the curry flavor and substituted finely chopped celery root as a low carb substitute for the traditional rice. I used chopped leftover turkey, a small amount of apple cider to bring the subtle apple notes, and swirled in sour cream at the end to give it a tangy richness that makes it so very addicting.
What I L.O.V.E. 💖 about this low carb Mulligatawny soup recipe isn’t just how amazing it tastes (and it really really does taste amazing,) but how EASY it is to make! There aren’t many ingredients involved, and the most time consuming part is chopping the celery root and even that only took a few minutes.
Well worth the effort!
If you don’t have a bunch of turkey leftovers lying around, then you need to roast a turkey STAT – if only JUST to try out this amazing low carb soup recipe!
I’ll be making this fantastic keto soup all winter long, and to keep it super easy I’ll probably just pick up a rotisserie chicken on my way home – meaning I can be eating this low carb Mulligatawny soup whenever I feel the need (read: ALL THE TIME) in less then 45 minutes from start to finish!
As an added bonus this low carb Mulligatawny soup freezes perfectly (I know because I just thawed and ate the last of it the other day for lunch) so be sure to make a large batch and you’ll have it at the ready at all times!
And if you’re really really smart, you’ll also have some of my low carb Sun-dried Tomato and Asiago Muffins in the freezer too, which would be the absolute perfect accompaniment!
Need more low carb turkey soup recipes to use up those leftovers?
- 10 cups turkey or chicken broth
- 1½ Tbsp curry powder
- 5 cups chopped turkey or chicken, cooked
- 3 cups celery root, riced or chopped finely
- ¼ cup apple cider or juice
- 2 Tbsp Swerve sweetener
- ½ cup sour cream
- ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Combine the broth, curry powder, turkey or chicken, celery root rice, and apple cider in a large soup pot.
- Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
- Add the sweetener, sour cream, and fresh parsley and stir well.
- Taste and season with salt and pepper as necessary.
- Serve hot.
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