Turnip and Potato Soup

Turnip and Potato Soup

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"Creamy and savory, there are NEVER leftovers when I make this dish. A great way to incorporate turnips into your diet! If soup becomes too thick, thin with broth, water, or cream."
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50 m servings 291 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 291 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 22.1 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 67 mg
  • 22%
  • Sodium:
  • 537 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Cook the bacon in a large saucepan over medium heat until the fat begins to render, about 4 minutes; remove from heat, and drain most of the rendered bacon drippings, reserving about 1 tablespoon in the skillet.
  2. Return the pan with the bacon and reserved drippings to medium heat; cook and stir the onion in the bacon and fat until translucent, about 4 minutes more. Stir the potato and turnip into the bacon mixture; cook and stir until the potato and turnip pieces are warmed, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the thyme to the saucepan with enough water to cover the vegetable mixture; bring the water to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a brisk simmer until the potato and turnip are tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Heat butter in a small skillet. Cook and stir the kale leaves until they wilt, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, and cook another 1 to 2 minutes. Stir the kale and the cream into the simmering soup; allow to simmer together another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove thyme sprigs before serving.

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This was absolutely wonderful. I made it as directed except I didn't use potatoes as I am trying to watch carbs. I used dried thyme as I didn't have fresh and used chicken broth instead of wat...

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Yeah, it was ok. Maybe I'm just not a turnip fan. I didn't have cream and used cream of chicken.

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This was absolutely wonderful. I made it as directed except I didn't use potatoes as I am trying to watch carbs. I used dried thyme as I didn't have fresh and used chicken broth instead of wat...

this was very tasty. it was the first time I had turnips and i really liked it. I didn't have fresh thyme so i used like a tsp of dried. very hearty and delicious.

I used butter instead of bacon fat and added more savory spices such as oregano, rosemary and sage along with vegetable bullion for the broth....it was delicious!

This is a great recipe as is. For convenience, I omitted the bacon and used olive oil to cook instead, but did add Costco's precoooked/crumbled bacon bits as topping. Delightful. Even my picky e...

Made exactly as written and it was very good. We had fresh turnips and onions from our CSA share and fresh thyme from our herb garden and this was a good way to use them. The whole family enjoye...

Yeah, it was ok. Maybe I'm just not a turnip fan. I didn't have cream and used cream of chicken.

I used a combination of 1 oz. bacon and 6 oz. turkey bacon; chicken broth instead of water; italian spice instead of fresh thyme; coconut milk and half-and-half instead of heavy cream; and baby ...

I made this recipe, but added vegan adjustments! I used a cup of light coconut milk for the heavy cream, and Upton's Naturals "Bacon" Seitan. Also Earth Balance's "butter spread". Very tasty, ad...

We belong to a CSA and an abundance of turnips this year. This was a great way to utilize these! We loved it and all of my family and friends loved it! I've copied your recipe and given it to...

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