olive garden copy cat zuppa tuscana vegan soup
olive garden copy cat zuppa tuscana vegan soup

Better Than Olive Garden Zuppa Tuscana

Better Than Olive Garden Zuppa Tuscana

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: LunchCuisine: ItalianDifficulty: Easy


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A flavorful Olive Garden copycat for Zuppa Tuscana soup.


  • 2 cups spicy Italian ground “sausage”

  • 4 Tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 1/2 onion, diced

  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic

  • 6 cups “chicken” broth (using not chicken bouillon cubes)

  • 2 cups water

  • 4/5 yellow potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 3 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1 tsp black pepper

  • 2 cups coconut milk

  • 4 cups chopped kale


  • In a large pot saute “sausage” for 5-6 minutes until browned. Use a slotted spoon to transfer tofu to a plate and set it aside.
  • In the same pot, add olive oil and saute onions over medium heat until translucent. Add garlic and nutritional yeast then saute for another minute until fragrant.
  • Add broth, water, potatoes, salt, and pepper, and bring to a boil. Boil until potatoes are tender. Stir in kale, and coconut milk. Add tofu sausage. Taste and add salt and pepper if needed. Serve garnished with chopped parsley.


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Sagen Jackson

Sagen knows first hand the harmful negative impacts bad habits can have on your health. For the past fifteen years, she has worked in the health industry developing programs for underserved women, partnering with doctors to create unique primary care services and serving with her local breastfeeding coalition and food bank. She loves helping women like you set health goals and crush them! Because she knows if she can overcome a drinking addiction and unhealthy eating habits so can you! It won’t always be easy but feeling and looking your best is always worth it! Download the HealthiHER app and get started on your journey to a HealthiHER you! You Glow Girl!

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