Suggested Wines

  • Edelzwicker (Off-Dry White)
  • Dry Riesling (Dry White)

This is a great way to use up your leftover Thanksgiving turkey! It is hardy and delicious and pairs up nicely with crisp white wine.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup bell pepper, chopped (red peppers add great color)
  • 1 tablespoon jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups cooked turkey, chopped
  • 2 14.5 oz Great Northern beans, drained, divided
  • 3 cups chicken broth (or turkey stock if you have any)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine (e.g. Fenn Valley Dry Riesling)
  • 1 small can chopped green chilies
  • 1 can corn or hominy, drained
  • 1.5 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili power
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup milk


  1. Cook onions, celery, bell pepper and jalapeno in butter in a large Dutch oven for 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add turkey, 1.5 cup beans, broth, wine, chilies, hominy, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Mash the remaining beans and add to pot. Pour in milk and simmer for 20 minutes until thickened.
  4. Top with sour cream, cheese, cilantro, chopped jalapenos, tortilla chips, lime wedges, etc.