Creamy Tuscan-Style Italian Sausage Soup

with kale and Asiago

Prep & Cook Time: 20-30 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 4 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 4)

  • Info
    8 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 16 oz. Italian Pork Sausage
  • 2 Yellow Onion
  • 5 oz. Diced Carrots
  • 3 oz. Shredded Kale
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • Info
    1 oz. Flour
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    1 oz. Seasoned Croutons
  • 2 Tbsp. Minced Garlic and Parsley
  • 4 tsp. Chicken Broth Concentrate

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Large Pot

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry. Stir occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Crush croutons in shipping bag.

    Halve and peel onions. Cut halves into 1/4" dice.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

  2. 2

    Start the Soup

    Place a large pot over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add onions, carrots, and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pot. Stir occasionally until onions are translucent and carrots begin to soften, 5-7 minutes.

  3. 3

    Add the Italian Sausage

    Add Italian sausage and minced garlic and parsley to hot pot.

    Break into smaller pieces until no pink remains and sausage reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 4-6 minutes.

    Add flour and stir until no dry flour remains.

  4. 4

    Finish Soup and Finish Dish

    Add 4 cups water, chicken base, kale, 1/4 tsp. salt, and 1/4 tsp. pepper to hot pot with Italian sausage. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened and kale is tender, 4-6 minutes.

    Add cream base and half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish) and stir occasionally until cheese has melted, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing soup with remaining cheese and crushed croutons. Bon appétit!

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