Smoked Turkey Soup

Soups, Thanksgiving


2 cups smoked turkey or chicken meat, cut into chunks or shredded

4 quarts smoked turkey broth, or chicken broth

2 tablespoons EVOO

2 small yellow onions, chopped

5 stalks celery, cut into 1/2" chunks

3 med carrots, cut in 1/2" chunks

6 large cloves garlic, minced

2/3 cup dry white wine

1 bag frozen sliced okra

4 med Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled & diced

1 (14.5 oz) can white beans, rinsed & drained

3 sprigs fresh thyme

freshly ground black pepper


In a large soup pot or Dutch oven, sweat the onions, celery & carrots in EVOO until very wilted. Add garlic & wine, & cook till liquid is almost gone. Add okra & simmer another 5-10 minutes. Add broth, turkey, beans & thyme. Cover & cook until all veggies are tender, about 1 hour.
Serve the soup with plenty of freshly ground pepper.