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Turtle Soup

  • 4-5 lbs turtle
  • 1/2 gallon water
  • 2 Tbsps allspice
  • 1 Tbsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsps butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 small handful pot marjoram, thyme & parsley tied together
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 1 pint wine
  • Curry powder
  • Flour
After the turtle is dressed, add water and boil until the turtle drops to pieces. Add allspice, black pepper, salt and butter to taste.

When nearly done, put in the marjoram, thyme and parsley tied together and the onions. When ready to come off, add the sliced lemons, wine and a small amount of curry powder. Thicken with flour.
Submitted by Tess M Oct 29, 2009 15 min 30 min 45 min
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