Friday, January 22, 2010

Toscana Soup

Toscana Soup (Olive Garden)

1 lb ground Italian sausage
1½ tsp crushed red peppers
1 large diced white onion
4 Tbsp bacon pieces
2 tsp garlic puree
10 cups water
5 cubes of chicken bouillon
1 cup heavy cream
1 lb sliced Russet potatoes, or about 3 large potatoes
¼ of a bunch of kale

Sauté Italian sausage and crushed red pepper in a large pot. Drain excess fat, refrigerate while you prepare other ingredients. In the same pan, sauté bacon, onions and garlic over low-medium heat for approximately 15 mins. or until the onions are soft. Add chicken bouillon and water to the pot and heat until it starts to boil. Add the sliced potatoes and cook until soft, about half an hour. Add the heavy cream and just cook until thoroughly heated. Stir in the sausage and the kale, let all heat through and serve.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

1 comment:

Lindy and Bryce Ellsworth said...

Hey! This recipe sounded yummy, so I'm going to try making it tonight. Wish me luck! Hope all is well with you and baby. When is your due date? Good luck with everything!