Turkey and Asparagus Chowder

1 HR 30 MIN


1-1/2 lbs TURKEY BACON, diced

12 oz unsalted butter

12 oz yellow onions, medium chop

7 Stalks celery, medium chop

12 oz all-purpose flour

3-1/4 Gallons TURKEY STOCK

9-1/2 lbs TURKEY BREAST, cubed, 3/4 inches x 3/4 inches

4 lbs green cabbage, medium chop

2 tbsp caraway seeds

3 lbs asparagus spears, medium chop

Salt and white pepper, to taste

1-1/2 lbs white Cheddar cheese, shredded



Dice bacon. Chop celery and onions. Chop asparagus and cabbage. Keep aside.

In a stock pot, add bacon and saute until light brown. Add butter to pan and saute onions and celery. Stir in flour. Cook for about 12 minutes on low heat. Add turkey stock to mixture. Mix with wire whip to avoid any lumping. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

Add turkey, cabbage and caraway seeds. Simmer for 25 minutes. Add asparagus and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Season to taste.

Garnish with shredded white Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

290 Total Calories

130 Calories from Fat

14 g Total Fat

22 % Daily Total Fat

7 g Saturated Fat

35 % Daily Saturated Fat

100 g Cholesterol

33 % Daily Cholesterol

1206 mg Sodium

52 % Daily Sodium

11 g Total Carbohydrates

4 % Daily Total Carbohydrates

2 g Dietary Fiber

8 % Daily Dietary Fiber

2 g Sugars

29 g Protein

15 % Daily Protein

25 % Daily Vitamin C

15 % Daily Calcium

10 % Daily Iron