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Zuppa Toscana Recipe Italian Food

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Let’s make an Italian dish today! Zuppa Toscana is the great meal to serve at a lunch. It is made from bulk mild Italian sausage, chicken broth, heavy cream and a bunch of fresh spinach. Learn how to make healthy chicken broth at home. Chicken broth has many great health benefits.

Benefits of Chicken Broth

There are many benefits in chicken broth and ingredients of this recipe. Like, we are going to add garlic, carrots and other many healthy vegetables in this chicken stock recipe. Here are some of the good health benefits in chicken broth or chicken stock:

  1. It helps you to restore Gut health and promote healthy digestion
  2. Chicken broth helps you reduce joint pain and inflammations
  3. It is the best and doctor-advised anti-Inflammatory powerhouse
  4. It is the food that will be going to improve your beauty such as increasing the skin complexion, reduce hair fall  and improve the thickness of nails
  5. This recipe will improve bone growth and repair

It helps you feel warm, relax and improves your mood. If you’re interested, find more wonderful chicken recipes on

Do try this healthy recipe at home and let us know if you love it. With the help of, I learned that heavy cream and heavy whipping cream are essentially the same things: a cream that contains 36 percent or more milk fat. Whipping cream is a bit lighter, with only 30 percent milk fat. Heavy cream will whip better and hold it’s shape longer than whipping cream. That is why we are going to use heavy cream for this recipe.

Grab the ingredients we need and let’s begin to make Zuppa Toscana recipe!

Zuppa Toscana Recipe Italian Food

Zuppa Toscana Recipe Italian Food
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Zuppa Toscana Recipe Italian Food

50 minutes
  • 1 pound bulk mild Italian sausage
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 5 (13.75 ounce) cans chicken broth
  • 6 potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 bunch fresh spinach, tough stems removed
50 minutes
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50 minutes
  1. Cook the Italian sausage and red pepper flakes in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat until crumbly, browned, and no longer pink, 10 to 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Cook the bacon in the same Dutch oven over medium heat until crisp, about 10 minutes. Drain, leaving a few tablespoons of drippings with the bacon in the bottom of the Dutch oven. Stir in the onions and garlic; cook until onions are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  3. Pour the chicken broth into the Dutch oven with the bacon and onion mixture; bring to a boil over high heat. Add the potatoes, and boil until fork tender, about 20 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium and stir in the heavy cream and the cooked sausage; heat through. Mix the spinach into the soup just before serving.
Nutrition information
Calories per serving: 554
Protein per serving: 99 mg

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