Turkey, Lentil and Greens Soup

"Take Stock" by Michael Hastings. Recipe published in the Winston-Salem Journal: November 23, 2011.

Yield: 8 servings
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  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 quart(s) turkey broth
  • 1 cup(s) lentils, rinsed and sorted
  • 6 ounce(s) chopped kale or collard, mustard or turnip greens
  • 3 cup(s) chopped turkey (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon(s) cider vinegar, plus more as needed
  • Chopped scallions or red onions for garnish


  1. 1. Heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, salt, pepper and cook until slightly softened, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. 2. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add broth, lentils and greens; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and gently simmer 20 minutes, or until greens reach desired tenderness.
  3. 3. Stir in turkey and vinegar; heat thoroughly. Taste and add salt, pepper and vinegar, if desired. Serve with each bowl garnished with scallions or red onions.
December 2011

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