Olive Garden Toscana Soup

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Starfire aka Wendy

I get this soup, every time I go there.

Top Review by internetnut

I gave this 5 stars. My family loves this soup we get this at Olive Garden everytime we go there. I love making this soup as it's so easy and taste very close to what Olive Garden makes. The copy of this recipe I have is slightly different it calls for 6 slices bacon, 1 1/2 tsp garlic, minced, the rest is the same. I've made this soup several times. The most recent time I double the sausage and potatoes. I'll stick to doubling the recipe as the taste was slughtly changed. Overall this recipe is great and so good. Thanks for posting a yummy recipe (internetnut)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups sausage links (12 Spicy Links)
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut in half lengthwise then cut into 1/4-inch Slices
  • 1 slice bacon, 1/4-inch diced
  • 34 cup onion, diced
  • 14 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 2 cups kale leaves, cut in half, then sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chicken base
  • 1 quart water
  • 13 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Preheat oven to 300F degrees. Place sausage links onto a sheet pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until done; cut into half lengthwise, then cut at an angle into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Place onions and bacon in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until onions are almost clear. Add garlic and cook an additional 1 minute.
  3. Add chicken base, water and potatoes, simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Add sausage, kale and cream. Simmer 4 minutes and serve.

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