• Mon - Sun : 8:30am to 9:30pm

zuppa toscana soup olive garden clone


i have tried quite a few different recipes that state they are a zuppa toscana copy cat but none of them had much flavor and while they were close i set out to make a soup that is zuppa toscana.


# # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # #


  1. Bring chicken stock and water to a light boil and add potatoes
  2. In a skillet cook bacon until somewhat done and remove
  3. Saut the onion in the bacon rendering until almost caramelized
  4. Remove and put in boiling stock
  5. In the same skillet add olive oil and cook italian sausage
  6. Add garlic with the sausage and cook until sausage is done and the consistency of ground hamburger meat
  7. Add mixture to the stock
  8. By this time check to see if potatoes are cooked by trying to squish them on the side of the stock pot
  9. When they are done reduce heat and add cream and swiss chard
  10. Salt
  11. Anise
  12. Red pepper
  13. Black pepper
  14. Serve with garlic bread or corn bread

Step 10

Total Time in Minute 60

Ingredients Count 14

cooking zuppa toscana soup   olive garden clone

See More Relate Photo


Chicken stock


Onion white

Russet potatoes

Sweet italian sausage

Garlic cloves

Olive oil

Swiss chard



Ground aniseed


Red pepper flakes

Black pepper

You may Interest

almond cheddar bacon bites

this is a tasty & easy appetizer that can be made ahead and frozen unbaked if you wish. almond cheddar bacon bites

almond flax butter

from the vegan sourcebook by joanne stepaniak. this is high in omega-3 fatty acids. use as a replacement for dairy butter on toasted bread, bagels or crackers. i haven't tried this yet. almond  flax butter

amazing hush puppies

these are my family's favorite. we make these every time we have a fish fry. wonderful and spicy. amazing hush puppies

angel pie

this pie has been in my family for over 100 years. it was my great,great-great grandmother's reciepe. this pie was made for weddings as a wedding cake, and they continue to still make for weddings in my family. i had my great grandmother make this for my angel pie

apple pecan muffins

this is an old favorite of mine that i've made for the last 20 years or so. i think the original came from a magazine, and i tweaked it a bit to suit my tastes. if you don't have pecans, feel free to use walnuts. apple pecan muffins

asian cole slaw with tofu shiitake mushrooms

to make ahead: the marinade will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days; bring to room temperature before using. the napa and bok choy can be shredded and kept in plastic storage bags in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours. (eating well, sprin asian cole slaw with tofu   shiitake mushrooms

aunt barb s apple crisp

my aunt barb developed this recipe and i make it all the time. wonderful with homemade icecream, or any ice cream for that matter!!! aunt barb s apple crisp

bacon and swiss cheese dip

posting another recipe for the swiss region of zwt, so not tested by me. all the ingredients sound wonderful and it is a dip that is served warm with whole crackers. bacon and swiss cheese dip

bacon cheddar chive scones

these rich, tender scones are packed with chunks of cheddar cheese and diced bacon, and accented with fresh chives. serve them with soup or a salad for a satisfying meal. bacon cheddar chive scones

baked chicken with dumplings and rice

i looked on here for an entire day trying to find a recipe like my grandmas chicken and dumplings. just a simple chicken dish with cream of mushroom soup. i really couldn't find what i was looking for. so i created my version. i hope you enjoy. baked chicken with dumplings and rice

baked maple apple pie cups

it looks so simple and yummy. from the blog heather's dish baked maple apple pie cups

black and white beans

a perfectly lovely bean salad , the dressing is so good! black and white beans

Tasting food recipes. Cooking.

Follow the food story Find cooking methods, recipes, tastings and everything about food here.

Follow us