All Easy Recipes. Cook all that you can cook. Surprise Turtle Soup
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  • 2 pounds stewing turtle
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • sweet pepper, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • pound salt pork
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 ripe tomato, diced
  • Salt to taste

  • How To Cook:
    1. Scald calopy and fin of turtle. Remove outside skin.

    2. Boil turtle with salt pork, onion, celery, sweet pepper and salt until meat is done.

    3. Pour cooking oil into frying pan, add flour and allow to brown.

    4. Add tomato paste and continue to steam down.

    5. Add cooked turtle and the broth. Season to taste. Boil for 10 minutes longer.

    6. Add peeled and cut up vegetables if desired.

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