One Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

16 oz spicy Italian sausage
8 slices of bacon
½ large onion, diced
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
28 oz low-sodium chicken broth
3 cups water
5 medium russet potatoes, thinly sliced
1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
Salt and pepper (optional)
4 cups chopped kale
1 cup heavy whipping cream
Parmesan cheese

  1. Brown sausage in a large pot or dutch oven.
  2. Remove sausage with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  3. Cut bacon into small pieces.
  4. Add bacon to pot and cook until crispy.
  5. Stir in chopped onion. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until onion is translucent.
  6. Stir in minced garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  7. Add chicken broth and water to the pot. Add crushed red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper if desired.
  8. Add thinly sliced potatoes (I use a mandoline) and the cooked sausage to the pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  9. Continue cooking until potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes.
  10. Add the kale to the soup, and simmer for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  11. Stir in the heavy cream and let heat through.
  12. Ladle soup into bowls and serve with Parmesan cheese.

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