Turkey Stew

November 25, 2022 / 5 mins read

This "Foodie Friday" this hearty stew of turkey, potatoes, and vegetables will warm up a cold winter night. You can replace the cooked turkey with cooked chicken.

Makes 4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 1 garlic clove (finely chopped, or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder)
  • 4 carrots (chopped)
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 2 potatoes (chopped)
  • 1 can tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups turkey (cooked, chopped)
  • salt and pepper (optional, to taste)
  • Italian seasoning or oregano, basil, or thyme (to taste, optional)


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan. Add onion, garlic, carrots, and celery and stir for 2 minutes.
  3. Add potatoes, tomatoes, and water to the pan. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add turkey and cook another five minutes or until heated.
  4. Season to taste before serving. Refrigerate leftovers.

For nutrition information, please visit Turkey Stew at MyPlate.gov

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