Day before paycheck soup

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
5 mediums Yukon gold potatoes; peeled and cubed
3 \N Stalks celery; cut in tiny pieces
2 larges Carrots; peeled and diced
1 large Onion; peeled and chopped
1 quart Turkey broth
1½ cup Cooked turkey; cubed
¼ cup Dry sherry
¼ pounds Pancetta; minced
3 \N Chicken bouillon cubes
\N \N Fresh ground white pepper; to taste
2 cups Milk; warmed
¾ cup Instant mashed potato flakes; optional

Sautee the pancetta in a large Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp.

Remove with a slotted spoon. Add the celery, onion & carrots to the pan & cook til onions are translucent. Add the broth & bring to a boil. Add bouillon cubes & potatoes & cook uncovered for about 45 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Add the turkey & simmer 5 minutes to warm the turkey. Add the warmed milk & sherry, taste for seasonings. Stir in the mashed potato flakes to thicken if you want a "creamy soup.

Recipe by: Christopher E. Eaves Posted to recipelu-digest Volume 01 Number 564 by "Christopher E. Eaves" <cea260@...> on Jan 20, 1998

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