Low Carb / Whole 30 Zuppa Toscana Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Author: The Nutty Pear
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour
Ingredients
  • 1 lb sweet or hot italian turkey sausage
  • 6 cups chicken bone broth or regular broth - where to get
  • 1 large turnip, peeled and diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bunch tuscan kale, washed and chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream or coconut milk (get the full fat kind) for whole 30 version - where to get
  • 2 Tbsp tapioca flour or arrowroot powder/starch (to thicken) - where to get
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast - where to get
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Crushed red pepper to taste if you like a little spice
Instructions
  1. STOVE TOP DIRECTIONS (about 1 hour)
  2. In a large pot brown the turkey sausage in olive oil. Add garlic and onion and cook another 5 minutes.
  3. Add broth and diced turnip and simmer covered for about 20 minutes.
  4. In a bowl mix cream/coconut milk and starch with a whisk. Stir mixture into soup and add kale. Also add nutritional yeast and seasonings.
  5. Cook another 20 minutes on medium/high heat.
  6. SLOW COOKER DIRECTIONS
  7. Add turkey sausage to the bottom of the crock pot and add the rest of the ingredients except for milk, kale and tapioca flour. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
  8. In a bowl mix cream/coconut milk and tapioca flour with a whisk. Stir mixture into soup and add kale. Cook another 20 min on high. Enjoy!
Recipe by the nutty pear at http://thenuttypear.com/2017/11/whole-30-zuppa-toscana/