Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

I used Italian turkey sausage, and turkey bacon. I also added 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes.

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  • 1 12 cups spicy sausage
  • 2 medium potatoes, cut in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 34 cup onion, diced
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 12 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 cups kale leaves, cut in half, then sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chicken base
  • 1 quart water
  • 13 cup heavy cream


  1. If sausage is in links, take out of wrapper (or slice).
  2. Cook ground sausage, until done. Cook bacon and onion over medium heat, when bacon is crisp, take it out of the pan and leave the onion.
  3. Add garlic to the onion, and cook 1 minute.
  4. Add chicken base, water, and potatoes; simmer 15 minutes.
  5. Crumble bacon.
  6. Add crumbled bacon, sausage, kale and cream.
  7. Simmer 4 minutes, then serve.