Trash Pot Recipe With Turkey Necks

Ingredient Quantity Instructions
Turkey necks 3 pounds Rinse the Turkey necks and place them in a large pot. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour, or until the meat is tender.
Cabbage 1 head, shredded Add the cabbage to the pot and cook for 15 minutes, or until wilted.
Onions 2, chopped Add the onions to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.
Celery 1 bunch, chopped Add the celery to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened.
Potatoes 3, peeled and cubed Add the potatoes to the pot and cook for 15 minutes, or until tender.
Corn 1 can, drained Add the corn to the pot and cook for 5 minutes, or until heated through.
Seasonings Salt, pepper, to taste
Cayenne pepper, to taste
Garlic powder, to taste
Onion powder, to taste
Oregano, to taste
Thyme, to taste
Season the pot with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, and thyme.
Serve Serve the trash pot immediately, or store in the refrigerator for later. Enjoy!


* 3 pounds turkey necks, cut into 2-inch pieces
* 1 tablespoon olive oil
* 1 large onion, chopped
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
* 1 green bell pepper, chopped
* 1 red bell pepper, chopped
* 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
* 1 (15 ounce) can corn, drained
* 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained
* 1 teaspoon chili powder
* 1 teaspoon ground cumin
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
* 1 cup chicken broth


1. In a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat, brown the turkey necks in the oil.
2. Add the onion, garlic, green bell pepper, and red bell pepper and cook until softened.
3. Stir in the black beans, corn, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper.
4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes, or until the turkey necks are cooked through.
5. Stir in the chicken broth and simmer for an additional 15 minutes, or until the broth has been absorbed.
6. Serve immediately.


* To make this recipe ahead of time, you can brown the turkey necks and vegetables in advance and then store them in the refrigerator. When you’re ready to serve, simply add the chicken broth and simmer for 15 minutes.
* If you don’t have any turkey necks on hand, you can use any other type of meat, such as chicken, pork, or beef.
* You can also add other vegetables to this recipe, such as potatoes, carrots, or zucchini.
* Serve this dish with your favorite sides, such as rice, tortillas, or cornbread.


Trash pot is a delicious and hearty dish that is perfect for a family meal. It is also very easy to make, so it is a great option for busy weeknights. If you are looking for a new and flavorful way to use turkey necks, give this recipe a try!

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Mike Thompson
Mike Thompson
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