• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    Creamy Zuppa Toscana recipe, full of crumbled sausage, crispy bacon and tender potatoes in a creamy broth! Make this Olive Garden Soup right at home. Low carb option included!

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 pound mild Italian Sausage casings removed
    • 4 oz (125 g) diced bacon
    • 1 large onion chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic minced
    • 1/2 cup dry white wine optional
    • 1 1/2 quarts (1.5 litres) low-sodium chicken broth
    • 5 Russet potatoes scrubbed, rinsed and sliced into 1/4-inch slices*
    • 1 cube beef bouillon crushed
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
    • 1 teaspoon ground fennel
    • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes optional — adjust to your taste
    • 1 1/2 cups half and half or heavy/thickened cream
    • 3 cups chopped kale hard stems removed (substitute with baby spinach leaves or Swiss chard)
    • Fresh shredded parmesan cheese for serving
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional -- for a thicker soup) SEE NOTES

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 364 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 37.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 34.03%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 87 mg 28.86%
    • Sodium: 1407 mg 58.64%
    • Calcium: 82 mg 8.19%
    • Potassium: 184 mg 5.25%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 11.95%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.81%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 24 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 28.83%
    • Vitamin C 11.9%
    • Vitamin D 0.3%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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