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Zuppa Toscana Recipe

Lil' Luna
Bring the taste of Italy home with this creamy and delicious Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana soup. The whole family loves this soup!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8
Calories 394 kcal


  • 6-7 slices bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 16 oz Jimmy Dean Italian Sausage
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 32 oz chicken stock (or broth)
  • 6-7 cups water
  • 4 medium potatoes russet, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch pieces
  • 2 cups kale leaves chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • garlic salt with parsley flakes
  • pepper to taste
  • shaved Parmesan cheese optional topping


  • In a large pot, cook bacon until crisp, then remove bacon out onto a paper-towel lined plate and reserve a few tablespoons of the grease.
  • Add sauce and garlic to the pot and cook until browned. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Add water and stock to the pot and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add potatoes and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add kale, sausage, most of the bacon, whipping cream and salt and pepper and cook an additional 6-8 minutes.
  • Top with reserved bacon and shaved Parmesan if desired.


Calories: 394kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 15gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 659mgPotassium: 401mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2163IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 61mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Zuppa Toscana
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