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Lean and Green Slow Cooker Taco Soup

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Perfect for game-day parties, this NEW Lean and Green Slow Cooker Taco Soup recipe uses a slow cooker to keep meal prep hassle-free – now, that’s what we call a win! 

Serve up this fiesta in a bowl for family, friends or just yourself (leftovers freeze well!).

Lean and Green Slow Cooker Taco Soup


  • 2 lbs. 99% lean ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp oil, like avocado oil
  • 4 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 cups diced zucchini
  • 3 cups diced yellow bell pepper
  • 4 tbsp sour cream
  • 4 tbsp guacamole
  • 2 tsp chopped cilantro (optional)

Lean and Green Slow Cooker Taco Soup


  1. In a large pot over medium high heat, combine the ground turkey and avocado oil. Allow the turkey to brown while breaking it up into small pieces.
  2. Once fully cooked, transfer the cooked turkey to a slow cooker along with the chili powder, diced vegetables and enough water to cover the ingredients.
  3. Cook on low for 4 to 6 hours or until the vegetables reach the desired tenderness.
  4. Ladle 2 1/2 cups of soup into 4 soup bowls and garnish each bowl of soup with 1 tablespoon of sour cream, 1 tablespoon of guacamole, and a ½ teaspoon of cilantro (if desired).

Nutrition Per Serving: 400 calories, 42g protein, 13g carbohydrate, 21g fat

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