Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Terrific Tuesday and a Recipe!

Olive Garden Soupa Toscana

3/4 c. diced onion
1 slice bacon to 1/4 " dice
1 1/2 t. minced garlic
1 ounce chicken bulion granules
1 qt. water
2 medium potatoes, diced
2 c. cavallo or kale greens cut into fine strips
1 1/2 c. spicy Italian links cut into 1/2 " slices
3/4 c. heavy whipping cream

In large non stick skillet, cook bacon, potatoes, onion and garlic until potatoes are just tender.  Transfer potato mix to large crock pot add bullion, water, greens and italian links.  Cover cook on high 4 hours or low 6 hours.  Just before serving add, heavy whipping cream.
**Recipe easily doubled.


  1. Thank you for sharing this! It is my favorite soup at Olive Garden.

  2. Ok, never tried that soup, but it looks really good! I am trying this recipe..writing it now!Thanks.Did I ever tell you I like your header picture? I do. =)

  3. @Elizabethmarie_1 - I like my header picture too!  I want to draw one for my sister of her, the boys and dogs snuggled around thier fireplace.This is my husbands favorite thing to order at Olive Garden with the endless salad and breadsticks!