Slow Cooker Zuppa Toscana

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I love creating fresh recipes that are quick and simple to make so that I can help you get dinner on the table without the fuss!

Cook Time: 4 hrs

Prep Time:  15 Min


– 1 pound Italian Sausage – 1/2 pound Yukon gold potatoes – 1/2 sweet yellow onion chopped – 3 cloves garlic minced – Red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper – 1 cup frozen kale – 2 cups chicken broth – 1/2 cup heavy cream – 2 pieces thick-cut cooked bacon chopped – Salt and pepper


Add sausage to multi cooker or skillet over medium-high heat, breaking it into crumbly pieces and cooking through


Transfer the sausage to the slow cooker


Scrub and dice potatoes and add them to slow cooker with diced onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes


Add kale and chicken broth, cover, and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours


Finally, stir in cream, cooked bacon, and salt and pepper to taste