Tuscan Soup A la Olive Garden!

Tuscan Soup A La Olive Garden! Recipe

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Ingrid Parker

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@Koechin

this was always our favorite soup at Olive Garden, but very salty and I wanted a version for anytime. So I created my own (according to my husband and others) better and healthied version.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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2 cups spicy sausage (jimmy dean)
1 medium onion, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 tbsp. chicken base
2 quarts water
4 cups chopped potatoes, or thinly sliced (i use frozen hash browns)
6 cups chopped kale, center rib removed
5 oz. evapotated milk (small can)
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1 bay leaf

How to Make Tuscan Soup A la Olive Garden!

Step-by-Step

  • 1In some olive oil sauté the onion and garlic until soft.
    Add the dried thyme and stir in.
  • 2Add chicken base and water. Or use 2 Qt. chicken stock. Add the bay leaf.
  • 3Add Potatoes. If using frozen hash browns. No need to thaw.
    Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer
  • 4Brown the sausage, breaking it up into small chunks, and drain. I like Jimmy Dean Spicy Sausage. It renders out hardly any fat!
  • 5Add sausage and chopped Kale to the soup.
    Cook until potatoes are tender.
  • 6Add the can of evaporated milk and heat through.
    Taste for extra salt?
    Serve sprinkled with Fresh grated Parmesan. Enjoy!

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About Tuscan Soup A la Olive Garden!

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtags: #sausage, #kale




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