4 hours 20 minutes
This crock pot zuppa toscana soup is an Olive Garden copycat recipe that makes it easy to bring the taste of Italy home. A simple dinner for busy weekdays!
‣ 1 lb ground hot Italian sausage ‣ 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, minced ‣ 1 yellow onion, chopped ‣ 4 russet potato, diced ‣ 1 pinch salt, to taste ‣ 1 pinch black pepper, to taste ‣ 4 cup chicken broth, (32 oz) ‣ water, see recipe instructions ‣ 1 bunch kale, stems removed and torn into bite-sized pieces ‣ 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream ‣ 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese, (for topping)
Cook the ground hot Italian sausage, garlic, and yellow onion in a large skillet (draining the grease from the skillet). When it's finished, add the cooked sausage and veggies to the crock pot.
Add the cooked veggies & sausage, potato, seasonings, and chicken broth to your crock pot. Cover and cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or HIGH for 3-4 hours.
Add the kale and heavy cream to the crock pot, stir, then cook on HIGH for 30 minutes.