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A large pot of Whole30 healthy zuppa toscana recipe
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Whole30 Zuppa Toscana

A rich, creamy, filling Zuppa Toscana that's healthy and Whole30. With tender potatoes, kale, easy homemade Italian sausage, and bacon, this Whole30 soup recipe is loaded with flavor and the perfect one-pot meal.
Course Soup
Cuisine Italian
Keyword italian, soup, whole30
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 394kcal
Author Cheryl Malik

Ingredients

  • 4 slices Whole30-compliant bacon cut into about 1/2" pieces
  • 1 pound Italian sausage made from below recipe or storebought
  • ½ teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 medium yellow potatoes about 1 pound 3 ounces, diced into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 medium white or yellow onion diced
  • 2 tablespoons garlic minced, about 4 cloves
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • ½ bunch kale stems removed and leaves chopped, 4 cups
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Homemade Whole30 Italian Sausage

Instructions

  • If making Italian sausage: combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Alternately, combine all ingredients in the saucepan and stir well when browning.
  • In a Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed medium pot over medium heat, add Italian sausage and sprinkle crushed red pepper flakes over. Use a spoon to break up the pieces. When browned and cooked through, drain and set aside.
  • Cook the bacon pieces in the same Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp, about 5-10 minutes. Remove the crisp bacon and set aside - don't get rid of the bacon fat! Stir in the onions and garlic; cook until onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour the chicken broth into the Dutch oven with the onions and garlic, and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes, and boil until fork tender, about 10-20 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium and stir in the coconut milk and the cooked sausage; heat through. Add the bacon and the kale into the soup just before serving and cook 'til the kale is bright green and softened. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Notes

Recipe yields approximately 6 servings. Actual number of servings will depend on your preferred portion sizes.
 
Nutritional values shown are general guidelines and reflect information for 1 serving using the ingredients listed. Actual macros may vary slightly depending on specific brands and types of ingredients used.
 
To determine the weight of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed. Weigh the finished recipe, then divide the weight of the finished recipe (not including the weight of the container the food is in) by 6. Result will be the weight of one serving.

 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 765mg | Potassium: 1235mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4775IU | Vitamin C: 74.2mg | Calcium: 138mg | Iron: 7.1mg | Net Carbs: 30g