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crock pot zuppa toscana

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anywhere, AL

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.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 4 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For crock pot zuppa toscana

  • 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
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

How To Make crock pot zuppa toscana

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