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Zuppa Toscana Recipe

Looking for a comforting and flavorful soup that’s perfect for cozy evenings or family gatherings? Say hello to our Zuppa Toscana Recipe! This hearty Italian soup combines the richness of Italian sausage and bacon with the freshness of cauliflower and spinach, all simmered in a creamy broth. Bursting with flavor and keto-friendly ingredients, it’s the ultimate comfort food for any occasion. Whether you’re craving a satisfying dinner or hosting a dinner party, this Zuppa Toscana is sure to impress. Get ready to warm your soul with each spoonful of this delicious soup!

Zuppa Toscana

Zuppa Toscana

Indulge in the rich and savory flavors of Italy with our Zuppa Toscana Recipe!


  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 lb mild Italian sausage
  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 cups fresh cauliflower, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red peppers (optional)
  • 2 cups fresh spinach or kale, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. In a large pot over medium-high heat, brown the Italian sausage and chopped bacon. Once the meat is no longer pink, add the diced onion and minced garlic, and sauté for a few minutes until fragrant.
  2. Drain the excess fat from the pot, then add in the diced cauliflower, low sodium chicken broth, and crushed red peppers (if using). Simmer the soup on medium heat for about 15 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender.
  3. Reduce the heat to low and stir in the heavy whipping cream until well combined. Add the chopped spinach or kale to the pot and stir until wilted.
  4. Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the seasoning as needed.
  5. Serve the Zuppa Toscana hot, garnished with more bacon bits if desired.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Onion, garlic, cauliflower, spinach/kale: Negligible carb content
  • Italian sausage: Negligible carb content
  • Bacon: Negligible carb content
  • Heavy whipping cream: ~1g net carb per tablespoon
  • Low sodium chicken broth: Negligible carb content
  • Crushed red peppers: Negligible carb content

A Keto Delight from Italy

With our Zuppa Toscana Recipe, you can savor the comforting flavors of Italy while staying true to your keto lifestyle. Packed with wholesome ingredients and rich, savory goodness, this soup is a true crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re enjoying it as a satisfying dinner or as part of a larger meal, it’s sure to warm your heart and soul with each spoonful. So why wait? Whip up a batch of this delicious Zuppa Toscana today and treat yourself to a taste of Italy right in your own kitchen! Buon appetito!

Credit to lowcarbspark on Reddit

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