Monday, January 19, 2009

Zuppa Toscana

Love Olive Garden? Have you had their delicious Zuppa Toscana? Link over and get the recipe.

One of my friends shared this with me, and I just have to share it with the rest of you! I made it but with a slight variation. 

I'm not a huge sausage fan so instead of the sausage I used 1lb ground turkey with 1-2 Tbsp Paprika and 2 tsp garlic powder mixed in. Also - I just used Whipping Cream (not heavy) and halved the amount called for. It really didn't need so much to taste amazing.

I've recently discovered that the bacon bits expand a little too much for my taste by the next day. (As in you will find large fat chunks in the soup.) My recommendation on that is to eitherPublish Post use your own cooked and crumbled bacon or to use bacon bits on the side and not actually in the soup.

Bon Appetit!


Jocelyn said...

This recipe is the real deal!!! My husband (who always orders this soup at Olive Garden) can't tell the difference! Thanks for the recipe!

Jessica Brown said...

Had it for dinner tonight! Thanks for posting! Delicious!

Brit said...

Just made it last night! I love this soup!