Turkey, Okra, and Rice Soup

READY IN: 1hr 53mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In 'The Berghoff Cafe Cookbook'

Top Review by Sally D.

I give this recipe five stars WITH one major revision. The recipe calls for 1/4 cup Creole seasoning. We like foods pretty spicy but I've had experience with Creole seasoning before so I reduced the amount to 1/2 teaspoon. I also added a bit of browned sausage that I had on hand. Maybe my Creole seasoning excessively hot but I can't imagine it with the quantity called for. This is healthy and very satisfying. Just be careful with the seasoning!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in an 8- to 10-quart stockpot over medium heat.
  2. Add in the onions, celery, carrots, leeks, bay leaves, and pepper.
  3. Stir/saute until the vegetables are tender but not browned, 5-8 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken broth, turkey, Creole seasoning, and tomatoes, and let simmer slowly for 35 minutes.
  5. Adjust the seasoning to taste with salt.
  6. Stir in the okra and simmer until just cooked, about 5 minutes.
  7. Add the diced green peppers and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Serve the soup in individual bowls with 1 to 2 tablespoons of cooked rice in each.

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