This bubbling stewlike soup is a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken or turkey--and a perfect excuse to indulge in crispy, puffy tater tots. This easy dinner recipe is sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Annie Peterson
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2019


Recipe Summary

40 mins
1 hr 10 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray.

  • Place potato tots on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until golden and crispy, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, heat oil and butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add carrot, parsnip, celery and onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables start to soften, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in broth, chicken (or turkey), garlic powder, onion powder, marjoram and sage. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in peas and half-and-half.

  • Arrange the potato tots over the surface of the soup. Serve topped with parsley.

Nutrition Facts

461 calories; protein 31.7g 64% DV; carbohydrates 37.6g 12% DV; dietary fiber 5g 20% DV; sugars 5.8g; fat 20.7g 32% DV; saturated fat 6.4g 32% DV; cholesterol 76.7mg 26% DV; vitamin a iu 4436.5IU 89% DV; vitamin c 13.1mg 22% DV; folate 73.8mcg 18% DV; calcium 78.5mg 8% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 46.6mg 17% DV; potassium 854.3mg 24% DV; sodium 489.6mg 20% DV.

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Rating: 5 stars
I LOVE this soup. Added a bit more salt. Actually you could salt the tots as they cook..... Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Made the turkey version of this last night. Delicious! My husband prefers stew to soup but he really enjoyed it too. The tater tots were a surprise to him! Read More