I made this for a party the other night and everyone wanted to recipe. This is a great soup for those who have not had it , you must try it!
Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana COPY
1 lb. ground Italian Sausage
2 large Potatoes sliced in half, and then in 1/4 inch slices
1 large Onion, chopped
1/2 can. Oscar Meyer Real Bacon Bits (these are less fatty than real bacon). or 6 slices of bacon crumbled
3 cloves garlic minced
2 C. Kale or Swiss chard chopped
2 Tbs.Chicken base
1 qt. Water
1/3 C. Heavy Whipping Cream
Cook sausage in a 300-degree oven. Bake approximately 1/2 hour, drain on paper towels and cut into slices.
Place onions, potatoes, chicken base, water, garlic in pot, and cook on medium heat until potatoes are done. Add sausage, bacon, salt, and pepper to taste, and simmer for another 10 minutes. Turn to low heat, add kale and cream. Heat through and serve.