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a birds eye view of ground turkey lentil soup in a white bowl topped with fresh parsley on a wooden board

Slow Cooker Ground Turkey Lentil Soup

A creamy lentil soup that has added ground turkey for that taste you've been looking for.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Diet Low Calorie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 194kcal


  • slow cooker
  • cutting board
  • paring knife


  • 1 cup dry green or brown lentils
  • ½ cup onions chopped
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or veggie broth
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 can diced tomatoes 15 oz can
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 lb ground turkey


  • Turn on slow cooker to high heat. Add lentils, onions, carrots, garlic, coriander, bay leaves, cumin, oregano, pepper, and ground turkey.
  • Next, pour in your broth and stir to combine. Set for 4 hours or turn setting to low and cook for 8 hours.
  • Discard bay leaves and add in your spinach, tomatoes, coconut milk, parsley, vinegar, and salt and heat through.
  • Serve into individual bowl and devour :)


How can my kids help?  Have them help you measure out all ingredients and toss them into the crockpot. 
Store soup in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or you can freeze soup in freezer bags or an airtight freezer container for up to 3 months.
To reheat this soup you can simply place in a microwavable safe bowl and heat it up in the microwave or you can add it back into a pot on the stove. Add more water or broth to help thin it out if needed.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 0.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 62mg | Potassium: 10mg | Fiber: 5.7g | Sugar: 2.4g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 20mg