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Turkey Chowder from Barbie Hahn,

2 cups leftover shredded turkey

6 ounces leftover  ham, diced

2 cups cooked potatoes cut into one inch pieces.  I cook these extra potatoes  when I make my mashed potatoes the day before.

1 Tablespoon butter

1-2  tablespoons flour

1 package frozen chopped celery, onions and carrots

1 tablespoon minced jarred garlic

½ cup sweet red pepper diced

1 cup frozen corn

1 cup water

2 boxes low salt chicken broth

1 cup milk

1 cup instant mashed potatoes

1 tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

dash cayenne pepper

 

1 Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped fine

 

In stock pot or dutch oven, melt butter over low heat. Add package of onions, celery, carrots. Next add chopped red pepper, garlic and saute'  until onion are translucent. Add ham and saute' for 5 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon flour to absorb butter and drippings and make a rue. Cook for 5 minutes to cook out the flour taste.

Add 1 cup of water, broth Add milk ,salt cayenne and black pepper. Bring to a simmer.

Slowly sprinkle in instant mashed potatoes to thicken the soup to

desired consistency.

Add chopped fresh parsley and serve.

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