Zuppa Toscana

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 563.6
  • Total Fat: 43.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 129.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,035.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 19.3 g

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Knock off of Olive Garden's famous soup with italian sausage, bacon, and greens. Knock off of Olive Garden's famous soup with italian sausage, bacon, and greens.
Number of Servings: 8


    1 pound hot Italian sausage
    1/2 pound chopped bacon
    2 boxes beef or chicken stock (Kitchen Basics)
    1 large onion, chopped
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    2 russet potatoes, sliced into half moons
    4 cups chopped Kale or Swiss Chard
    2 cups heavy cream
    Salt and pepper to taste


Take sausage out of casing, crumble, and brown in a large skillet. Remove to a soup pot. Wipe out pot. Brown bacon in same skillet then remove to a bowl and set aside. Leave 2 tablespoons of bacon fat in skillet. Add onions and garlic and cook for a few minutes. Add to the soup pot. Add the sliced potatoes to the soup pot. Cover with 2 boxes of beef broth. Bring to a boil and simmer until potatoes are almost tender, about 10 minutes. Add the kale and the cream and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in the bacon pieces. Top with Parmesano Reggianno if desired.

Serving Size: makes 6 1 1/2 cup servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EILEENNP.

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