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Smoked Turkey-Bean Soup

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Look for smoked turkey legs in the refrigerated meats/poultry section of the grocery store, near the roasted chickens. Be sure to rinse the beans under cold running water and drain well before adding to the soup.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped carrot
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 (15.8-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (10-ounce) whole smoked turkey leg
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar

Nutrition Information

  • calories 190
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 16.3 g
  • carbohydrate 22.3 g
  • fiber 8.1 g
  • cholesterol 23 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 461 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients except vinegar in a Dutch oven. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour and 15 minutes.

  2. Stir in vinegar; discard bay leaf. Remove turkey leg from soup; discard skin. Remove meat from bone; discard bone. Shred meat into bite-sized pieces, and add to soup.

  3. carbo rating: 14

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