If it's difficult to get your family to eat greens, they'll gobble them up in this potato-based soup featuring healthier turkey sausage and a garnish of crispy bacon.

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Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cook the bacon in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Drain on a paper towel.

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  • Crumble and set aside.

  • Remove the turkey Italian sausage links from the casing and place in the Dutch oven along with the diced onion.

  • Saute until the onion is soft and the sausage is cooked. Add the garlic, stirring frequently for 45 seconds.

  • Add the chicken stock, milk, and potatoes.

  • Add Swiss chard or kale along with the crushed red pepper, sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper to taste.

  • Cook on medium low for 15 minutes or until hot.

  • Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with crumbled bacon.

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Nutrition Facts

435 calories; protein 27.8g 56% DV; carbohydrates 40g 13% DV; fat 18.5g 29% DV; cholesterol 80.3mg 27% DV; sodium 2366.8mg 95% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (11)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2016
We really liked this soup. I didn't have regular sausage so I used Adielles sausage (I sliced very thin). I also used applewood bacon salt in place of regular salt but everything else was the same (I used Kale). We were very pleasantly surprised. Even my husband liked it (and he NEVER likes anything new)! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
01/04/2015
I followed the recipe mainly. I added the bacon with the sausage and poured it over pasta. Read More
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11 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
01/10/2016
We really liked this soup. I didn't have regular sausage so I used Adielles sausage (I sliced very thin). I also used applewood bacon salt in place of regular salt but everything else was the same (I used Kale). We were very pleasantly surprised. Even my husband liked it (and he NEVER likes anything new)! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
01/04/2015
I followed the recipe mainly. I added the bacon with the sausage and poured it over pasta. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/19/2016
I did not have kale so I used collard greens. I would like to try it with potato inside of an instant mix. The soup did not look smooth. Very good flavor. Would make it again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/21/2015
We actually really enjoyed this recipe. We added twice as much of the sausage as the recipe called for and 4 cups of chard. It turned out to be quite the comforting dish! It's even really good as leftovers because it thickens a little more. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/24/2016
Turned out amazing!!! Just like olive gardens. And I used regular Italian sausage. Not turkey sausage. Have it a nice slight kick!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/03/2019
I didn t add flour but used a blender to thicken a portion. I will likely use turkey bacon from here on out because I just don t want the grease. Otherwise I followed the recipe and took it to a fellowship dinner. Everyone loved it! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/10/2016
I made this recipe almost exactly as written making 2 minor changes. I used pork Italian sausage and a whole onion. The flavor was on point but there was just too much broth. I may make it again but definitely reduce the milk and chicken stock. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/04/2019
This is a delicious easy soup! I made it with kale and added about a cup of cherry tomatoes cut in half towards the end of the cooking time. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/03/2019
Easy and tasted delicious. It s not a copycat recipe for the Olive Garden s soup but it does have a similar flavor profile. I will make it again! Read More