Tuscan Smoked Turkey and Bean Soup


Tuscan Smoked Turkey and Bean Soup

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cook time: 50 minutes

Makes: 6 Servings

This hearty soup will surely tantalize taste buds with tender smoked turkey chunks, Navy beans, and a colorful array of veggies, all simmered in a deliciously seasoned broth.

Ingredients

1/3 cup Fresh onions, peeled, diced 1/2″

1/3 cup Fresh celery, diced

1/3 cup Fresh carrots, peeled, diced

1 1/2 cups Fresh kale, no stems, chopped

2 1/4 teaspoons Canned low-sodium tomato paste

1 tablespoon Fresh garlic, minced

4 1/4 cups Low-sodium chicken stock

1 3/4 cups Canned low-sodium Navy beans, drained, rinsed

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 dashes ground black pepper

5 ounces Smoked turkey breast, 1/4″ pieces – This can be purchased at Wyshbone Market

2 teaspoons Fresh thyme, chopped

2/3 tablespoon Fresh basil, chopped

2/3 tablespoon Fresh parsley, chopped

Directions

  1. Place onions, celery, carrots, kale, tomato paste, and garlic in a large pot coated with nonstick cooking spray. Cook over medium-high heat. Stir frequently. Cook until vegetables are softened and onions are translucent.
  2. Add chicken stock, beans, salt, and pepper.
  3. Reduce temperature to low heat. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add turkey, thyme, basil, and parsley. Stir well. Simmer a minimum of 10 minutes.

Serve hot.

 

 

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