Turkey Meatball “Wonton” Soup with Bok Choy & Carrots

Turkey Meatball “Wonton” Soup with Bok Choy & Carrots
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Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Emily Weeks, RDN, LD.
A unique diabetes-friendly, Asian fusion recipe, this Turkey Meatball 'Wonton' Soup with Bok Choy & Carrots is a flavorful and hearty soup that combines tender turkey meatballs, fresh vegetables, and aromatic herbs. This balanced and satisfying dish is a delicious choice for lunch or dinner, and it's perfect for cool weather. With a rich, savory broth and an array of vibrant ingredients, it's a delightful meal that's sure to warm you up on chilly days.
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    6 Servings
  • Serving size
    3 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings

  • Serving Size
    3 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 280

  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 2.6g
    • Trans Fat 0.1g
  • Cholesterol 120mg
  • Sodium 670mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 20g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Total Sugars 6g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 26g
  • Potassium 1200mg
  • Phosphorus 380mg


  • low sodium chicken broth
    8 cup
  • toasted sesame oil
    4 tsp
  • lower sodium soy sauce
    1 1/2 tbsp
  • Thai style chili garlic sauce
    2 tsp
  • fish sauce
    1 tsp
  • garlic (minced)
    4 clove
  • fresh ginger paste
    1 tbsp
  • fresh cilantro (minced)
    1 bunch
  • green onion (scallion) (minced)
    1 bunch
  • lean ground turkey
    1 lbs
  • panko bread crumbs
    1 cup
  • lower sodium soy sauce
    1 tsp
  • eggs
  • Chinese five-spice powder
    1/2 tsp
  • baby bok choy (roots trimmed and roughly chopped)
  • carrots (shredded)
    1 cup


  1. Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add broth, sesame oil, soy sauce, chili-garlic sauce, and fish sauce.

  2. Add half of the garlic, ginger, cilantro, and green onions to the pot. Transfer remaining garlic, ginger, cilantro, and green onions to a medium bowl.

  3. Add turkey, breadcrumbs, soy sauce, eggs, and 5 spice powder to the bowl. Mix with your hands until well combined.

  4. Form rounded meatballs with a tablespoon measure and drop into the pot. Simmer for 5–6 minutes, until the meatballs are cooked through.

  5. Add bok choy and carrots to the pot and cook for another 4–5 minutes.