April 6, 2013

Crock pot Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana is one of the best soups you can get. If you don't know what it is, it's the potato soup from Olive Garden!!  When I found a recipe to make it in the crock pot I knew I had to make it asap!

1 lb. Italian sausage 
2 large russet baking potatoes, sliced in small pieces
1 large onion , chopped
¼ c. bacon bit (optional)
2 garlic cloves , minced
16 oz. can chicken broth
4 cups water
2 c. kale or 2 c. swiss chard , chopped
1 c. heavy whipping cream

Brown your sausage. If there's any grease drain that off. 

Place sausage, chicken broth, water, onions, potatoes, and garlic in slow cooker. Add your bacon now too if you want bacon in yours.

Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or until potatoes are soft.  

Add kale and whipping cream. Mix and serve. 

SO GOOD!! I actually doubled the recipe and it filled my crock pot to the top. We each had a bowl and it barely made a dent so I have lots in the freezer. It didn't taste exactly like Olive Garden's, but it was still really good. 

1 comment:

  1. What a filling meal, sounds great. Thanks for linking up to Sweet and Savoury Sunday, stop by again this weekend.