Have you ever tasted a soup so amazing, you couldn’t wait to get your taste buds back on it? That’s how I feel about Zuppa Toscana Soup! It's amazing!

Copycat Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

Course Main Dishes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author Kristi @


  • 1 lb Italian Sausage
  • 12 oz chopped bacon
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 1/2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 4 Medium-Large Russet Potatoes (chopped into 1-inch squares)
  • 2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1 cup chopped Kale
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Chop potatoes, onion and bacon into pieces.
  2. Toss Italian sausage and bacon in a skillet to fully cook.
  3. Once the bacon and Italian sausage are completely cooked, remove from the skillet and place on a plate with paper towel to soak up excess grease.
  4. Next add water, chicken broth, heavy cream, potatoes, garlic, onion, Italian sausage and bacon into a large stock pot. Additionally, add salt and pepper to taste. Mix together.
  5. Bring to a boil on medium to high heat for approximately 15 minutes.
  6. Reduce heat to a simmer and add chopped kale. Mix together.
  7. Simmer for approximately 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat and serve as a stand alone dish or add a salad and grilled cheese.