Pressure Cooker Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup Recipe

How To Make Pressure Cooker Smoked Turkey Black Bean Soup

Cooked in a pressure cooker until perfectly tender, this black bean soup is a hearty, high-fiber soup that’s more filling thanks to the smoked turkey.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • ½tbspextra virgin light olive oil
  • 1largeonion,chopped
  • 1carrot,chopped
  • 1celery stalk,chopped
  • ½cupparsley,chopped
  • 3garlic cloves
  • 6cupswater
  • 1turkey drumstick,smoked
  • 2bay leaves
  • 2cupsblack beans,dried
  • tspkosher coarse salt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper


  1. Place the olive oil and onions, carrots, celery and parsley in a 6-quart pressure cooker over medium high heat and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes, until fragrant.

  2. Add the garlic and cook 1 minute.

  3. Add water, bay leaves, beans, turkey leg, and black pepper and bring to boil.

  4. Cover and lock the lid on the pressure cooker.

  5. Place pressure cooker topper in place and bring to high pressure.

  6. Lower the heat to medium-low so pressure is maintained; cook beans for 45 minutes.

  7. Turn off heat and wait for the steam to release.

  8. Once steam is completely released, remove lid and set aside.

  9. Discard bay leaves and set turkey legs aside.

  10. Discard skin from the turkey leg and cut meat off bone into bite size pieces.

  11. Using an immersion or traditional blender, puree the beans leaving the soup chunky, or to desired consistancy.

  12. If using the immersion blender, puree the beans right in the pressure cooker.

  13. If using a traditional blender, blend in batches and return the beans to the pot after beans are pureed.

  14. Add the salt and return the turkey to the soup.

  15. To serve, ladle soup into 8 bowls.


  • Calories: 250.74kcal
  • Fat: 4.67g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.72g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.65g
  • Fiber: 8.34g
  • Sugar: 2.30g
  • Protein: 19.87g
  • Cholesterol: 36.49mg
  • Sodium: 354.14mg
  • Calcium: 86.88mg
  • Potassium: 903.94mg
  • Iron: 3.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 92.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.40mg
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