Slow Cooker/Pressure Cooker

7 Cheese Zuppa Toscana Recipe

Prep Time: 5 min  |  Cook Time: 45 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
45 min
Servings
4

Rich, creamy and filling, this traditional Tuscan soup is loaded with spicy Italian sausage, potatoes, kale and Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian. Before serving, top this delicious soup—an easy pressure cooker recipe—with Sargento® Reserve Series™ aged Parmesan. This is comfort food at its finest. 

Ingredients
  • 5 ea. Spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 cup Half & Half
  • 1 cup Sargento® Reserve Series™ Shaved 14-Month Aged Parmesan
  • 2 cups Sargento® Shredded 6 Cheese Italian
  • 4 cups Chopped kale
  • 6 cups Chicken broth
  • 1 ½ lbs. Small potatoes, halved
  • 1 tsp. Dried Italian seasoning
  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 ½ cups Diced yellow onion
  • Salt & Pepper, to taste
Directions
  1. Set an electric pressure cooker to saute setting. Add sausage and break up into small pieces with a flat spatula while it cooks. Continue until sausage is cooked through and crumbled.
  2. Add onion, garlic and Italian seasoning. Saute’ 4-5 minutes or until softened.
  3. Add potatoes and chicken broth. Place cover on cooker and turn to seal. Set slow cooker to “manual”, then adjust setting to high. Set timer for 5 minutes.
  4. When timer goes off, quick release pressure by turning the pressure knob to “release”. Place a towel over the releasing steam to avoid splattering.
  5. Open lid when pressure has been released. Stir in kale. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until wilted.
  6. Stir in Sargento® 6 Cheese Italian and half & half. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into bowls or crocks and sprinkle Sargento® Shaved 14-Month Aged Parmesan on top. Serve.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
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