string beans with smoked Turkey necks and potatoes


2 lb fresh green beans washed & trimmed
1 lbs smoked turkey legs
64 oz water, chicken broth, or turkey broth
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 medium onion chopped
4-5 medium russet potatoes peeled & chopped
2 tsp seasoning salt
1 tsp ground black pepper



Start off by placing the smoked turkey into a large pot.
Pour the broth or water into the pot, then turn the heat to high.
Let the turkey cook until it’s nice and tender, then remove it from the pot. Be sure to NOT drain the liquid from the pot. We will use it!
Shred or dice up the turkey meat. Make sure to remove all the bones, and skin.
Now toss the green beans, smoked turkey, onions, and garlic into the pot with the liquid.
Sprinkle in the seasonings, and stir the ingredients.
Cook for about 10 minutes, then add in the potatoes.
Cook until everything is nice and tender, or cook to your preference.
Serve and enjoy with cornbread


Recipe Notes:

  • If you prefer a thicker consistency, you can mash some of the potatoes against the side of the pot with a spoon to help thicken the broth.
  • Feel free to customize this recipe by adding other vegetables such as carrots or bell peppers.
  • You can also adjust the level of spiciness by increasing or decreasing the amount of red pepper flakes.


Nutrition Information: This dish is not only delicious but also nutritious. String beans are rich in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as fiber. Turkey necks provide protein and a rich smoky flavor without adding excess fat. Potatoes add carbohydrates for energy and are a good source of potassium and vitamin C.

The exact nutritional content will vary depending on the specific ingredients used and serving sizes, but this dish is generally low in fat and calories while being high in essential nutrients.


Conclusion: String beans with smoked turkey necks and potatoes is a comforting and satisfying dish that’s easy to make and full of flavor. Whether you’re cooking for your family or entertaining guests, this recipe is sure to impress. With simple ingredients and straightforward instructions, it’s a great way to enjoy a hearty meal that’s both nutritious and delicious.

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