Smoked turkey is full of flavour and stays tender and moist when cooked in a slow cooker. Simmering it on the bone creates a delicious broth. Smoked turkey is usually found in the deli section of the grocery store.
- Portion size 10 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2012
- 1 smoked turkey leg (about 18 oz/510 g)
- 1 smoked turkey thigh (about 18 oz/510 g)
- 3 sweet potatoes (2 lb/900 g total), peeled and chopped
- 2 onions chopped
- 1 rib celery chopped
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
- 6 cups water
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
MethodTrim fat from turkey. In slow cooker, combine turkey, sweet potatoes, onions, celery, garlic and Cajun seasoning; pour in water.
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Transfer turkey to cutting board; let cool slightly.
Transfer 3 cups of the soup to blender; purée until smooth. Return to slow cooker; stir in vinegar.
Remove and discard skin, bones and fat from turkey. Shred or chop meat and return to soup.
Nutritional facts Per serving: about
- Fibre 3 g
- Sodium 402 mg
- Sugars 6 g
- Protein 11 g
- Calories 134.0
- Total fat 3 g
- Potassium 330 mg
- Cholesterol 27 mg
- Saturated fat 1 g
- Total carbohydrate 17 g
- Iron 11.0
- Folate 5.0
- Calcium 4.0
- Vitamin A 127.0
- Vitamin C 18.0