Olive Garden Zuppa Tuscano Soup Copycat Recipe

Olive Garden Zuppa Tuscano Soup Recipe. It’s less expensive to make homemade plus it’s a lot healthier too!


  • 1 package (16 ounces), Smoked Sausage
  • 2 Potatoes (cut into 1/4 inch slices)
  • 3/4 cup, Chopped Onion
  • 6 slices, Bacon
  • 1 1/2 tsp, Garlic (minced)
  • 2 cups, Kale (shredded)
  • 2 Tbsp, Chicken Stock
  • 1 quart, Water
  • 1/3 cup, Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Pinch, Red Pepper Flakes


  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Place sausage links onto a sheet pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until done.  Cut links in half lengthwise, then cut at an angle into 1/2 inch slices.
  3. Place onions and bacon slices in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until onions are almost clear. Remove bacon and crumble. Set aside.
  4. Add garlic and pepper flakes to the onions and cook an additional minute.  Add chicken soup base, water, and potatoes, simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add bacon, sausage, kale and cream.  Simmer for 4 minutes.
  6. Garnish with sour cream and chopped scallions.