Easy Zuppa Toscana Soup Copycat

What you need:

  • 1 lb. hot Italian sausage
  • 1 yellow onion, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced finely
  • 1 to 2 bunches kale, stems removed and chopped
  • 1 lb. potato gnocchi
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper
  • Parmesan cheese, shaved or shredded
  • Bacon bits


  1. In a large stockpot, brown Italian sausage with diced onion. Stir and crumble as you go.
  2. Add chicken broth and red bell pepper. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
  3. Once simmering, reduce heat to medium low and add kale and gnocchi and stir.
  4. Cook for 5 more minutes or until gnocchi is cooked fully.
  5. Add heavy cream and stir. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve topped with Parmesan and bacon bits.
Recipe from Gimme Some Oven