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Best Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

Nov 2, 2021

I bet you have finished a bowl of the Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup and wondered if you could make this soup. You can make your Zuppa Toscana taste just like the Olive Gardens soup recipe.

Potatoes, Italian sausage, kale, onions, bacon, and cream make for a delicious and hearty soup. You don’t have to get a babysitter, or even leave your house to have soup just like Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana.

1 pound sweet or hot Italian sausage links
1 pound russet potatoes peeled, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced 1/4-inch thick
1 cup chopped onion
29 ounces chicken broth (2 cans)
1 quart water
2 teaspoons minced garlic
1/4 cup Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits (1/2 can)
salt to taste
pepper to taste
2 cups chopped kale
1 cup heavy cream

Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
Place the sausages in a baking pan and roast for about 30 minutes or until cooked through. Drain sausages on paper towels and cut into slices.
Place the potatoes, onions, chicken broth, water, and garlic in a pot and cook on medium heat until potatoes are done.
Add the sausage, bacon, and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 10 minutes.
Turn the heat to low. Add kale and cream. Stir to combine.
Add more water, if necessary for desired consistency.
Heat thoroughly and serve.


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