Easy Zuppa Toscana Recipe

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Kaylee Published: December 4, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Easy Zuppa Toscana

Our creamy zuppa toscana is a scrumptious Italian soup loaded with tasteful gnocchi, sausages, and kale. Cook this up in just 30 minutes.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbground hot Italian sausage
  • 1small white onion,peeled and diced
  • 4cupschicken stock,good-quality
  • 12ozDeLallo roasted red peppers,1 jar, drained and diced
  • 1bunchkale,roughly chopped, and stems removed, if desired
  • 1lbDeLallo potato gnocchi
  • ½cupheavy cream
  • salt and pepper

For Optional Toppings:

  • Parmesan cheese,freshly shaved or grated
  • bacon,crumbled


  1. Add the Italian sausage and diced onion to the large stockpot or Dutch oven.

  2. Cook over medium-high heat until the sausage is completely browned, stirring occasionally and breaking up the sausage with a spoon.

  3. Drain out as much of the excess grease as possible.

  4. Add in the chicken stock and diced roasted red peppers, then bring the mixture to a simmer over medium-high heat.

  5. Once simmering, reduce the heat to medium-low, then add the kale and gnocchi. Stir to combine.

  6. Continue cooking for 5 minutes, or until the gnocchi are cooked through and tender.

  7. Stir in the heavy cream, then season to taste with salt and pepper.

  8. Serve warm with Parmesan cheese and bacon, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 809.28kcal
  • Fat: 51.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 20.75g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.89g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.77g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.48g
  • Fiber: 6.11g
  • Sugar: 10.97g
  • Protein: 31.27g
  • Cholesterol: 156.07mg
  • Sodium: 1514.57mg
  • Calcium: 159.76mg
  • Potassium: 1375.14mg
  • Iron: 5.18mg
  • Vitamin A: 510.90µg
  • Vitamin C: 225.76mg
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