Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Somero Family Recipes

Easy Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup


4 servings


40 minutes

total time


1 pound spicy Italian ground sausage (use mild for kid-friendly)

4 tablespoons butter

½ white onion (diced)

1 tablespoon minced garlic

6 cups chicken broth

2 cups water

4-5 yellow potatoes (cut into 1-inch pieces)

3 teaspoons salt (or to taste)

1 teaspoon black pepper

2 cups heavy cream

4 cups chopped kale

chopped bacon or bacon bits and grated parmesan cheese for topping (optional)


In a large pot saute sausage 5-6 minutes until browned. Use a slotted spoon to transfer sausage to a plate and set aside.

In the same pot, add butter and saute onions over medium heat until translucent. Add garlic and saute for another minute until fragrant.

Add chicken broth, water, potatoes, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Boil until potatoes are tender. Stir in kale, and heavy cream. Add sausage. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed. Serve garnished with grated parmesan cheese and/or bacon if desired.


Serving Size



833 kcal

Total Fat

76 g

Saturated Fat

38 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat

1 g


246 mg


3849 mg

Total Carbohydrate

16 g

Dietary Fiber

1 g

Total Sugars

2 g


25 g

4 servings


40 minutes

total time
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