Olive Garden Toscana Soup
1 1/2 C Spicy Sausage Links – 12 Links
2 Med potatoes, cut in half lengthwise then cut into 1/4" Slices
1 slice bacon, 1/4-inch diced
3/4 C onions, diced
1/4 Tsp minced garlic
2 C Kale leaves, cut in half, then sliced
2 Tbsp chicken base
1 Qt water
1/3 C Heavy Whipping Cream
Preheat oven to 300F degrees. Place sausage links onto a sheet pan and bake for 25 minutes, or until done; cut into half lengthwise, then cut at an angle into 1/2 inch slices. Place onions and bacon in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until onions are almost clear. Add garlic and cook an additional 1 minute. Add chicken base, water and potatoes, simmer 15 minutes.
Add sausage, kale and cream. Simmer 4 minutes and serve.