Turnip Green Soup with Ham and Sausage

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Being from the south, I love turnip greens and this soup is a "comforting" way to enjoy them and so easy to make. My husband, being from the north, didn't think that he would like it, but on cold winter days, asks for me to make it.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 2 (10 ounce) packages Turnip greens and turnips, frozen, unprepared

  • 1 (15 ounce) can navy beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can pinto beans with jalapeno peppers

  • ½ pound smoked sausage, sliced

  • 1 (8 ounce) package chopped ham

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Mix chicken broth, turnip greens, navy beans, pinto beans, sausage, ham, and onion together in a stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the greens are tender, 30 to 40 minutes. Season with black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

419 Calories
20g Fat
33g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 419
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 2070mg 90%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 10g 35%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 40mg 201%
Calcium 197mg 15%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 751mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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