Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana is a rich and hearty Italian soup known for its robust flavors. This popular dish features Italian sausage, crisp bacon, tender potatoes, and nutritious kale, all simmered in a creamy and flavorful broth. It’s a perfect meal for those who enjoy a comforting and satisfying soup with a touch of Italian flair.


  • 500g Italian sausage, casing removed
  • 4 strips bacon, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 large potatoes, sliced into half-moons
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: red pepper flakes for extra heat


  1. In a large pot, cook the Italian sausage over medium heat, breaking it apart with a spoon, until browned. Remove the sausage and set aside.
  2. In the same pot, cook the chopped bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon and set aside, leaving the bacon grease in the pot.
  3. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic to the pot and cook until the onion is translucent.
  4. Pour in the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add the sliced potatoes and cook until they are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Return the cooked sausage and bacon to the pot. Add the chopped kale and cook until the kale is wilted and tender.
  6. Lower the heat and stir in the heavy cream. Cook for another 5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes if desired.
  7. Serve the soup hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

  • Calories: 400
  • Fat: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Protein: 15g

Prep and Cooking Time

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Super-Delicious Zuppa Toscana is a wonderful choice for anyone who loves the rich and comforting flavors of Italian soups. It’s a filling and flavorful dish that’s sure to satisfy your cravings for a warm and hearty meal. Enjoy this delightful soup and let the flavors transport you to the rolling hills of Tuscany!

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