Smoked Turkey and Bean Soup

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Total Time
6hrs 25mins
25 mins
6 hrs

This delicious soup is a great way to use up leftover smoked turkey from Thanksgiving. Freezes well. Prep time does not include time to soak beans.

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  1. Place dry beans into a large pot, cover with 2 quarts of water and soak overnight (or at least 8 hours). After soaking, drain water.
  2. Heat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots and celery and saute 5-10 minutes or until tender.
  3. Add garlic, rosemary, sage, bay leaves, chili powder and pepper to the vegetables during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  4. Layer the ingredients in CrockPot: add beans, top with turkey, add sauteed vegetables and spices, and finally add the broth.
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.