Daily Archives: October 3, 2011

Hello Fall

The only positive thing about colder weather?

Soup!

 

Zuppa Toscana Soup (Olive Garden knock off)

1 lb ground Italian Sausage
1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
1 large white onion
4 Tbs bacon pieces
2 tsp garlic puree
10 cups water
5 cubes chicken bouillon
1 cup heavy cream
1 lb sliced russet potatoes
1/4 of a bunch of kale – chopped

Saute sausage and red peppers in large pot. Drain, refrigerate.

In same pan, saute bacon, onions and garlic over low-med heat until onions are soft.

Add chicken bouillon and water and heat until boil.

Add diced potatoes and cook until soft – approx. 30 mins.

Add heavy cream and cook until thoroughly heated.

Stir in sausage and kale, let all heat through (approx. 15 minutes) and serve.

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