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Creamy Tuscan Soup

This recipe for Creamy Tuscan Soup or Zuppa Toscana is made with kale, Italian sausages, potatoes, and lots of creamy cheese. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 411kcal
Author: Sandra


  • 1/2 purple onion chopped
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups diced red potatoes skinned
  • 3 cups kale roughly chopped
  • 1 pound hot Italian sausage
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan or asiago cheese grated + more for topping
  • salt & white pepper to taste


  • In large heavy bottomed pan heat olive oil, add sausage, onions, and garlic and cook until sausage is completely cooked and onions are tender.
  • Add broth and potatoes and simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add kale, heavy whipping cream, Parmesan and season with salt and pepper. Then simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat & serve with more grated cheese.


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 89mg | Sodium: 1183mg | Potassium: 633mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3000IU | Vitamin C: 48.4mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 1.7mg