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Spicy Tuscan Soup – Copycat Olive Garden

This Spicy Tuscan Soup is my all-time, never-to-be-beat, absolute FAVORITE soup. It’s my version of a Tuscan soup served at a certain Italian chain restaurant that rhymes with Schmolive Garden. It’s spicy, smooth, hearty and warm. So very good.

Spicy Tuscan Soup – Copycat Olive Garden

Spicy Tuscan Soup - Copycat Olive Garden
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This Spicy Tuscan Soup is my all-time, never-to-be-beat, absolute FAVORITE soup. It’s my version of a Tuscan soup served at a certain Italian chain restaurant.

  • 1 pound Spicy Italian Sausage, or Spicy Breakfast Sausage
  • 1 whole Medium Red Onion, Diced
  • 2 slices Bacon, Diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 3 whole Medium Potatoes
  • 1 quart Warm Water
  • 3 cubes low sodium Chicken Bouillon
  • 1/4 bunches Kale, Roughly Chopped
  • 1/2 cups fat free Half & Half, or Heavy Cream
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Crumble sausage into a Dutch oven and heat over medium-high heat until cooked through. Drain off the grease and set the sausage aside.
  • Add onions and bacon into the Dutch oven. Reduce heat to medium and cook until onions are clear. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Slice potatoes in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4″ slices. Add warm water, bouillon cubes and potatoes to the Dutch oven and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until potatoes are almost done.
  • Add remaining ingredients as well as the sausage and simmer for 5 more minutes. Let cool and serve with warm garlic breadsticks.

Prep Time:10 minutesCook Time:30 minutesYield:8 servings