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"gosserized" zuppa toscana (olive garden copycat)

Recipe by
Jean Goss
Beaumont, TX

My 'Gosserized" version of one of the kids favorite soups from Olive Garden (from when Bub was working there). Really quick little meal when you don't have a lot of time but you want a lot of taste!

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For "gosserized" zuppa toscana (olive garden copycat)

  • 1 1/2 lb
    green onion sausage
  • 1/4 tsp
    red chili flakes
  • 1 c
    onion, chopped
  • 6 md
    red potatoes, sliced half and 1/4 in slices2
  • 1/2 c
    carrots, crinkle cup and chopped
  • 2 can
    14 oz cans chicken broth, low sodium
  • 1 qt
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1.2 c
    bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 c
    kale, chopped
  • 1 c
    heavy cream

How To Make "gosserized" zuppa toscana (olive garden copycat)

  • 1
    Remove sausage from casing and brown in skillet over medium heat. Add chili flakes and cooked until completely cooked.
  • 2
    Place onions, carrots, potatoes, garlic, water and chicken broth into meat mixture and cook on medium until potatoes are done.
  • 3
    Turn the heat low and add the chopped kale and heavy cream. Add seasonings and heat through and serve with that bacon on top! So yummy...

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