Smoked Turkey and Sweet Potato Soup

Smoked Turkey and Sweet Potato Soup Image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Smoked Turkey and Sweet Potato Soup Image

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

Trim 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

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 127.0
  • Vitamin C 18.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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