Turtle and Ham Soup

Turtle And Ham Soup Recipe

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2 lb
turtle meat
2 Tbsp
1 small
piece of ham
piece of lemon
chopped onion
clove garlic
bay leaf
1 tsp
parsley sprigs, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Turtle and Ham Soup


  • 1Cut ham into bits; mash herbs and seasonings with it, and put them aside.
  • 2Boil turtle meat 15 minutes.
  • 3Remove from heat and save the stock.
  • 4Chop up the meat.
  • 5Brown onions in lard or vegetable oil; add turtle meat and brown well.
  • 6Then add ham and seasonings, stirring constantly.
  • 7Add stock and 2-1/2 to 3 quarts water with salt and various peppers (to taste) and also the lemon, chopped very fine.
  • 8Cook for an hour or so stirring frequently.

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About Turtle and Ham Soup

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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