Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana

3 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 40 minutes

This is a yummy soup that resembles the one served at the Olive Garden.


1 pound Ground Italian Sausage
1 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper
1 large Diced White Onion
4 tablespoons Bacon; (Chopped)
2 teaspoons Garlic Puree
10 cups of Water
5 cubes Chicken Bouillon
1 cup Heavy Cream
1 pound Russet Potatoes; Chopped (3 Large)
1/4 bunch Kale

Original recipe makes 6



Saute Italian Sausage and crushed red pepper in a large pot. Drain excess fat and refrigerate separately. In the same pot saute bacon, onions, and Garlic approx. 15 minutes. Add water and Bouillon. Cook until the water comes to a boil.

Add Potatoes and cook until fork tender.

Add heavy Cream.

Stir in Sausage and Kale. Heat for an additional 5-7 minutes and serve.

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Made this for last nights dinner. It's still by far one of my favorite soups of all time.

I used turkey bacon!!

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I used 2 cans of campbells cream of chicken soup instead of bullion cubes, some chicken seasonning and a bit of lemon pepper by mistake but think it made it better. Sooo good.
LarisaS 2y ago

it even looks like the olive garden soup, yum cant wait to make it, thanks for sharing, CCheryl
CCheryl 5y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
JerseyBlue 6y ago

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