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    All 4 Olive Garden Soup Recipes

    Olive Garden is famous for its unlimited breadsticks and salad, but did you know they have four classic soups that are just as comforting? Each one is packed with rich flavors and homemade goodness.

    While their soups may seem intimidating to recreate at home, I’m here to share the recipes and techniques to make all of Olive Garden’s soups yourself – no reservation required!

    By the time you reach the last drop in your bowl, you’ll be transported straight to your favorite Italian chain restaurant without ever leaving the house. Buon appetito!


    Olive Garden Soup Copycats:

    1. Zuppa Toscana

    Zuppa Toscana is one of the most famous soups from Olive Garden, and our personal favorite.

    A giant pot of this creamy concoction is made up of crumbled sausage, tender, melt in your mouth potatoes, crispy heavenly bacon, and the goodness of kale.

    Get the Recipe: Zuppa Toscana


    2. Pasta e Fagioli

    Pasta Fazool, or Pasta e Fagioli, is a hearty and budget friendly soup that’s perfect for feeding a crowd.

    It features pasta, ground beef, veggies, and beans in a savory tomato broth. Yum!

    Get the Recipe: Pasta e Fagioli


    3. Olive Garden Minestrone Soup

    Recreate Olive Garden’s Minestrone Soup with this copycat recipe. Packed with veggies, beans, and pasta, all simmered to perfection in a flavorful yet healthy broth.

    Gather the ingredients, add to a pot, bring to a gentle boil, and let it simmer for the flavors to meld. Master this and you’ll never need to eat out again!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    4. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

    Creamy Chicken Gnocchi Soup is a delicious and comforting dish that features a thick and rich broth.

    Packed with flavorful shredded carrots, celery, and chopped spinach, this soup also boasts tender gnocchi and succulent chicken hidden throughout.

    Every spoonful is a delightful combination of textures and flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ lecremedelacrumb


    So there you go, all four Olive Garden soups, with the best copycat recipes out there. Which one will you try first?

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    All 4 Olive Garden Soup Recipes

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 15 minutes
    Cook Time: 30 minutes
    Total Time: 45 minutes

    Discover the secrets behind Olive Garden's classic soups. From Zuppa Toscana to Chicken Gnocchi, recreate their comforting flavors at home!

    Ingredients

    • 1lb Italian sausage links
    • 8oz bacon
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 4-5 medium potatoes
    • 4 cups chopped kale
    • 7 cups chicken broth
    • ½ cup white wine
    • 1.5 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tsp oregano
    • 1 Tbsp fresh thyme
    • Red chili flakes, salt and pepper to taste
    • Shaved Parmesan cheese for garnish

    Instructions

    1. In heavy bottom pot, fry bacon until crispy over medium-high heat. Remove bacon, set aside, and remove all but 2-3 Tbsp bacon drippings. Remove sausage from casings and fry in bacon drippings, crumbling with wooden spoon, until browned and crumbly. Remove and set aside.
    2. Add chopped onions to same pan, sauté until translucent. Add garlic, cook until fragrant. Add wine and reduce for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, chili flakes, thyme and oregano.
    3. Add chicken broth and potatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and cook until potatoes are just for tender, about 10-15 minutes.
    4. Add about ¾ of the meat mixture, saving some aside for garnishing.
    5. Stir in kale and cook 2-3 minutes, until wilted.
    6. Reduce heat to low, add heavy cream, stir nicely and allow flavors to mix together for a few minutes.
    7. Taste. Add additional salt, pepper, red chili flakes, thyme and oregano as desired.
    8. Serve in your favorite bowl and garnish with more bacon and sausage, shaved Parmesan and fresh thyme sprigs. Serve with plenty of nice crusty bread!

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