This delicious potato soup recipe is brimming with russet potatoes, tomatoes, and lean turkey - plus, it's splashed with colorful carrots and the added zip of hot pepper sauce!
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1 pound ground turkey or beef
5 large russet potatoes, peeled and cut into bite-sized cubes
1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
2 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced
2 large carrots, peeled and sliced
1 tablespoon sugar
1 can tomato puree (29 ounces)
4 cups chicken stock, homemade preferred (chicken stock recipe)
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1-1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
3/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (adjust to your taste)
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
1. Brown - In a Dutch oven, brown the meat, onion, and garlic over medium heat
2. Cook until meat is no longer pink; drain and discard fat
3. Add - Add sliced carrots, cubed potatoes, tomato puree, and chicken stock
4. Stir in - Stir in salt, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce
5. Bring to a boil - Bring to a boil with lid on, then immediately reduce to a simmer
6. Simmer - Simmer for 55 minutes or until potatoes and carrots are tender and soup has reached desired thickness.
7. Ladle soup into bowls and sprinkle with minced fresh parsley. Enjoy!
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