Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana

Angie C

By
@Shmoopela

This is a go to favorite with my family. This soup is hearty and filling without being heavy, so it's nice to eat in both warm and cold weather. Delicious with a nice crusty bread, and is even better the next day.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
many
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

1 lb
mild italian sausage links
2
large baking potatoes, cut in half then quartered
1
onion, chopped
1/4 c
bacon bits (i use real bacon)
3
garlic cloves, minced
2 c
kale, (or swiss chard) chopped
16 oz
can chicken broth
1 qt
water
1 c
heavy whipping cream
salt and pepper to taste

Step-By-Step

1brown sausage links in pan. drain grease VERY well. cut links in half lengthwise, then in 1/2 inch slices.
2Place cooked Italian sausage, chicken broth, water, garlic, potatoes, salt, pepper, and onion in slow cooker.
3Cover. Cook on High for 3-4 hours until potatoes are cooked and soft.
4Turn the crock pot off and add the chopped kale.
5Return the lid and let sit for 5 minutes.
6Add whipping cream and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cream Soups, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free