Smoked Turkey-Bean Soup

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.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

carbo rating: 14

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005