Mexican Turkey Meatball Soup with Chickpeas Recipe

  • Yield:

    6 servings

  • Total Time:

    30 mins

  • Prep Time:

    10 mins

  • Cook Time:

    20 mins


  • 1 cup of tomato puree
  • 2 pounds of ground turkey
  • ½ cup of onion
  • 1 cup of oats
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 2 teaspoons of cumin
  • 1 chipotle pepper
  • 1 cup of spinach, finely chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 cups of chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon of Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 cup of chopped tomatoes


  1. Step 1) Start with a splash of Mazola® Corn Oil, sauté garlic, onion and tomatoes. Add 1 cup of tomato puree and 1 gallon of water, then add the bay leaves, chipotle, and half of the salt. Set to boil.
  2. Step 2) In a large bowl, combine the ground turkey, add oats, oregano, cumin, garlic, spinach, and the rest of the salt with your hands.
  3. Step 3) Once combined, form the meatballs, add to the boiling broth, and let them cook, roughly 20 minutes after boil. Once the meatballs are cooked, add 2 cups of cooked chickpeas, and your delicous meal is ready! Con Mazola®, hazlo con corazón.

Recipe by Laura Muller of @lasrecetasdelaura

A delicious soup made with turkey meatballs, spinach, chickpeas, and tomato puree, this is an easy meal that brings the flavor.