Tuscan Smoked Turkey-Bean Soup

Tuscan Smoked Turkey-Bean Soup

Soups, Stews and Chili Soup Turkey Soup

Num-Yummy!! This soup is delicious and uses turkey instead of ham which really cuts the fat and calories. We always keep a container in the freezer for those go-to meals on the quick.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 454
Preparation time: 20m
Total cooking time: 12h 20m


  • 1 pound dry white beans
  • 2 smoked turkey legs
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 4 large carrots, sliced
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided


  • 1   Place the beans into a large bowl, fill the bowl with water, and cover the bowl with a cloth. Allow to soak overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • 2   Place the soaked beans, turkey legs, onion, and bay leaves into a large soup pot, cover with water, then bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 3 hours. Remove bay leaves, and discard. Remove the turkey legs from the broth, separate the meat from the bones and tendons, and return the meat to the broth. Stir in celery, carrots, diced tomatoes, Italian seasoning, and salt and pepper; simmer until the celery and carrots are tender, about 1 hour. Serve in bowls and sprinkle each serving with about 1 teaspoon of Parmesan cheese.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 8.8g 14%
    Saturated Fat 3.0g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 939mg 38%
Potassium 1304mg 37%
Total Carbohydrates 53.8g 17%
Dietary Fiber 14g 56%
Protein 40.1g 80%
Sugars 6g  
Vitamin A 8752IU  
Vitamin C 10mg  
Calcium 247mg  
Iron 9mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 4mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 124mg  
Folate 163mcg