Recipe by Bruce Crowell
"For those who don't like pork. This has a nice smoked flavor when you use a smoked turkey leg."
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dried split peas
water, or more if needed
smoked turkey legs
1 1/2 cups
potatoes, peeled and chopped
We smoke our own turkeys for friends and gifts. so I had to take the last one out of the freezer and since there are only us 2. I had to do something with the leftover and this was great. After 5 hours it seemed really watery so I let it set in the cold garage over night and in the morning it was perfect. I had two bowls for breakfast while I was packaging it. The husband who only likes noodle type soup loved it. Will make it again....Thanks for something new to do with left over somked turkey.
I think using cooked chicken (not smoked turkey) would probably have tasted better ... and less bones to deal with.
Just made it - it's perfect! I left out the potatoes
This was way too salty, I'll use mostly water instead of broth next time unless I have homemade. We added thyme and black pepper. Next time we'll just use 1 leg (1.5 lbs) and strip the flesh off first, it's way easier to when it's cold instead of steaming hot. Nutritious and filling, we'll make again.
This was as good, if not better than my mom's recipe! I followed the directions exactly, except I cut off the meat from the bone and added it.
I usually just use 1 piece of smoked turkey thigh, and absolutely love this recipe on a cold winter day with some crusty french bread.
This was the first time I've had split pea soup! I used a leek instead of the onion. Left out the potato, and used vegetable broth. It was so good, co-workers asked for the recipe.
This was a good base recipe that you could do a lot with. I used a ham bone but I'm sure the turkey would have been good as well.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Split Pea Smoked Turkey Soup
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 613
** Calories from Fat: 158
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