Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana


"Italian Tuscan sausage soup."


1 h 10 m servings 459 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 459 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 34.1 g
  • 53%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.1g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 1925 mg
  • 77%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Layer the sausage links onto a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes, or until done. Cut in half length-wise, then cut at an angle into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Place onions and bacon in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until onions are almost clear.
  4. Remove bacon and crumble. Set aside.
  5. Add garlic to the onions and cook an additional 1 minute. Add chicken base or bouillon, water, and potatoes, simmer 15 minutes.
  6. Add crumbled bacon, sausage, kale, and cream. Simmer 4 minutes and serve.
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  1. 314 Ratings


I'm giving this soup a 3 only because it inspired me to develop my own recipe for a similar soup. I’d give it a one making it following the directions exactly as given. I made the recipe follo...

Great flavor. I'm a health nut so I doubled up on the kale and only used half the sausage as some have suggested. I also replaced the full-fat sausage with turkey kielbasa, which still gives gre...

After taking the advice of several other reviewers, I think this is one of the very best soups that I have ever tried! I substituted chicken broth for the boullion cubes and water, used 5 red po...

This was fantastic, and quite possibly better than the original. Instead of smoked sausage, I used bulk Italian sausage and pre browned it in a skillet before adding in. I also upped the water t...

Good soup. I do however like it better with ground italian sausage (which I brown, not bake). when I add the sausage to the soup I also like to give a sprinkle of crushed red pepper for an ext...

My family and I absolutely love this recipe. It's rich and flavorful and closely matches the soup served at the Olive Garden. We use only Maggi boullion, which delivers an authentic taste. Ea...

WOW! This was so good. I dont really like the soup at the Olive Garden but my boyfriend has been asking me to make it for the longest time. I found this recipe and thought id try it. I loved i...

This recipe is truly wonderful! I had never had or made Zuppa Toscana before. My sister said that she always orders this (her favorite) at the Olive Garden and it tasted just like it! I didn'...

Only reason this did not make 5 stars is because it was too salty...I will try again and adjust. But it was sooo yummy other than that.