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zuppa toscana soup made in the instant pot, served with breadsticks
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Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup

Zuppa Toscana is a flavorful soup comprised of sausage, bacon, potatoes, onion, garlic.. all things good, obviously! Skip the restaurant and make this Copy Cat Zuppa Toscana Soup Recipe instead!
Course Soup
Keyword Zuppa Toscana Soup
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 495kcal
Author Karli Bitner


  • 1 lb italian sausage I like mild, but you can use hot!
  • 1/2 lb bacon cut into 1 inch peices
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 4 -8 cloves garlic, minced can substitute 2 tsp dried minced
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 6 russet potatoes scrubbed, quartered and then sliced into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 bundle kale chopped
  • 1 cup half & half or heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In bottom of Instant Pot, brown the sausage. Remove from pot when done with a slotted spoon, leaving grease in the pot.
  • Brown the bacon, remove bacon from Instant Pot and discard excess oil, keeping about 2 tbsp in the pot.
  • Add in the diced onion and miced garlic to the pot and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken broth, water, salt, pepper and potatoes.
  • Cook on manual high for 2 minute. Quick release the pressure.
  • Hit the saute button, add in your copped kale and sausage.
  • Once everything is boiling, stir in the half and half, bacon and season with salt and pepper to your liking.


Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1332mg | Potassium: 1025mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 130IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2mg