Toscano Soup


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.

4 servings


  • 1 (4 ounce) package Idahoan® Roasted Garlic Flavored Mashed Potatoes, dry

  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

  • 3 Italian turkey sausage links

  • ½ onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 5 cups chicken stock

  • 5 cups 2% milk

  • 2 cups green Swiss chard or kale, chopped

  • Pinch of crushed red pepper, or to taste

  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


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

  2. Crumble and set aside.

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

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

  5. Add the chicken stock, milk, and potatoes.

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

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

  8. Ladle into soup bowls and garnish with crumbled bacon.

Related product:

Roasted Garlic Flavored Mashed Potatoes

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

435 Calories
19g Fat
40g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 435
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 2367mg 103%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 16g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 391mg 30%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 806mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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