Cookbook:Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana
A bowl of Zuppa Toscana.
CategorySoup recipes
Time35 minutes

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Zuppa toscana is a soup available at the Olive Garden restaurant.




  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown the sausage, breaking into small pieces as you fry it. Drain and set aside.
  2. In skillet over medium-high heat, brown bacon. Drain and set aside.
  3. Place water, broth, potatoes, garlic, and onion into a pot. Simmer over high heat until potatoes are tender.
  4. Add sausage and bacon to the pot. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add kale/chard and cream to the pot. Seasons with salt and pepper; heat through.

Notes, tips, and variations

  • Potatoes can be substituted with cauliflower for a low-carbohydrate version of this soup.
  • You can also use half mild half spicy turkey sausage instead of pork sausage.
  • Sometimes, fennel is used.