8 ounces, fresh turnip greens, chopped or ½ package, frozen turnip greens, thawed and chopped
8 ounces roasted turkey, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
½ cup fresh carrot, chopped
1 cup, potato, peeled and diced
½ clove garlic, minced
1 15 ounce can white beans
1 14 ounce can chicken broth
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

6, 1 cup servings


If using fresh greens, cook until tender. Chop fresh or frozen turnip greens, roasted turkey, onion, and carrot. Peel and dice potato and garlic clove. Place chopped vegetables and chopped roasted turkey in a large soup pot. Drain and rinse white beans. Add beans, chicken broth, salt, and 1 cup water or enough to cover all ingredients. Stir well. Place pot on stove and bring to a boil. Add red pepper flakes. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer one hour, stirring frequently.

Nutritional Analysis: 
120 calories
3.5 g fat
12 g protein
10 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
30 mg cholesterol
420 mg sodium

Turnip Green Soup - Plate it Up! Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Project
County Extension Agents for Family and Consumer Sciences 
University of Kentucky, Dietetics and Human Nutrition Students

August, 2010

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