Soulful duck and vegetable soup that is a perfect comfort food in the winter chill. Serve hot with toasted bread and plenty of red wine.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
2 hrs
Servings:
20
Yield:
5 quarts
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Ingredients

20
Original recipe yields 20 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook and stir bacon in a large pot until browned, about 5 minutes. Add onion and garlic; cook until soft, about 5 minutes.

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  • Pick meat off the duck bones and chop. Discard skin and bones. Add duck meat to the pot. Stir in chicken stock, navy beans, cabbage, turnips, celery, thyme, rosemary, and sage. Tie parsley and bay leaf together; add to the pot. Simmer until turnips are tender, about 1 hour.

  • Stir potatoes and carrots into the pot; cook until soft, about 20 minutes. Discard parsley sprigs and bay leaf. Season soup with salt and pepper.

Cook's Note:

You can also use lima beans in this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

175 calories; protein 9.1g; carbohydrates 18.3g; fat 7.7g; cholesterol 20.6mg; sodium 727.6mg. Full Nutrition
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