Green Turtle Soup

Soupe a la Tortue Vert

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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 2 Pounds of Turtle Meat, or a 2-Pound Turtle
  • 2 Fine Large


The creoles pride themselves upon their famous Soupe a la Tortue; and justly, the old saying that only a good Creole cook knows how to make a good Turtle Soup being testified to by epicurean visitors from every country.

The following is one of the simplest and best ways to make Turtle Soup — a recipe that may always be relied upon, and one that has been used from generatio