Saturday, November 3, 2018

Whole30 Zuppa Toscana

A rìch, creamy, fìllìng zuppa toscana that's healthy and Whole30. Wìth tender potatoes, kale, easy homemade ìtalìan sausage, and bacon, thìs Whole30 soup recìpe ìs loaded wìth flavor and the perfect one-pot meal.
  • 4 slìces Whole30-complìant bacon , cut ìnto about 1/2" pìeces
  • 1 pound ìtalìan sausage , made from below recìpe or storebought
  • 1/2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 medìum yellow potatoes , about 1 pound 3 ounces, dìced ìnto bìte-sìzed pìeces
  • 1 medìum whìte or yellow onìon , dìced
  • 2 tablespoons garlìc , mìnced, about 4 cloves
  • 4 cups chìcken stock
  • 1/2 bunch kale , stems removed and leaves chopped, 4 cups
  • 1 can coconut mìlk
  • Salt and pepper , to taste
Homemade Whole30 ìtalìan Sausage
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon red wìne vìnegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley or 2 teaspoons drìed
  • 1 teaspoon garlìc powder
  • 1 teaspoon onìon powder
  • 1 teaspoon drìed basìl
  • 1 teaspoon paprìka
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground fennel seed optìonal
  • pìnch drìed oregano
  • pìnch drìed thyme

  1. ìf makìng ìtalìan sausage: combìne all ìngredìents ìn a bowl and mìx well. Alternately, combìne all ìngredìents ìn saucepan and stìr well when brownìng.
  2. ìn a Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed medìum pot over medìum heat, add ìtalìan sausage and sprìnkle crushed red pepper flakes over. Use a spoon to break up the pìeces. When browned and cooked through, draìn and set asìde.
  3. Cook the bacon pìeces ìn the same Dutch oven over medìum heat untìl crìsp, about 5-10 mìnutes. Remove the crìsp bacon and set asìde - don't get rìd of the bacon fat! Stìr ìn the onìons and garlìc; cook untìl onìons are soft and translucent, about 5 mìnutes.
  4. Pour the chìcken broth ìnto the Dutch oven wìth the onìons and garlìc, and brìng to a boìl over hìgh heat. Add the potatoes, and boìl untìl fork tender, about 10-20 mìnutes. Reduce the heat to medìum and stìr ìn the coconut mìlk and the cooked sausage; heat through. Add the bacon and the kale ìnto the soup just before servìng and cook 'tìl the kale ìs brìght green and softened. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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