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Zuppa Toscano

  • Author: Nithya Narasimhan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Halal


Zuppa Toscana Soup is easy and creamy Italian soup made with spinach and sausage, it is one pot and a bowl of comforting Soup.


  • 4 chicken sausage
  • 1.5 cups spinach
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Cream
  • 3/4 cup onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Oregano
  • 3/4 cup potato


  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a saucepan, add diced sausage.
  2. Stir and cook the sausage in butter till they turn to a nice golden color. Collect the sausage in the bowl and set aside.
  3. To the same saucepan, add remaining 1 tablespoon butter, 3/4th cup chopped onion, 3/4th cup potato. Stir and cook them for few seconds.
  4. Add 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder, 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes, 1teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, and 1 tablespoon of flour. Stir and cook for few seconds.
  5. Add 1.5 cups of chopped spinach. Stir till the leaves are wilted.
  6. Add 3.5 cups of water and 1 cube of chicken stock. Cover and cook for 6 to 7 minutes.
  7. Then, add cooked sausage. Cover and let it cook for another 4 to 5 minutes.
  8. Add 1/4 cup of fresh cream. Stir the soup and turn off the heat. Check for salt. Zuppa Toscana is ready to be served.


Tips To Make the Best Recipe 

  • Add chili flakes/paprika to enhance the spicy flavor. Naturally, it is gluten-free and thus making it a friendly dish for many populations.
  • Add heavy cream or fresh cream in the end. You can also use full-fat coconut milk instead of the cream. 
  • You can serve it with roasted crispy bacon, flatbread, or cheese bread on the side. 
  • You can add cauliflower florets instead of potatoes to cut the carbs.
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: zuppa toscana, Zuppa Toscana soup, Toscana soup