Bayou Turtle Soup

READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Chef Joseph Davis

Turtle soup (Cajun style).

Top Review by Cooking Mom of 7

Turtle meat can be purchased from I've never been disappointed.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter/add flour to make roux (don't burn).
  2. Add onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, celery and garlic.
  3. Cook over med heat about 30 minutes.
  4. Add meat in small pieces, then add salt, black pepper, red pepper, bay leaves, thyme, cloves, allspice, grated nutmeg, beef stock, and water.
  5. Bring to boil then simmer 2 1/2 hours.
  6. Thirty minutes before soup is done, add Worcestershire, lemon and sherry.
  7. Turn off fire add parsley an green onion tops to add more flavor add mor water if needed.
  8. Prior to serving, add sliced eggs.
  9. Serve with garlic French bread.

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