Meal Kit

Italian-Style Sausage Zuppa Toscana

with kale and Asiago

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 5 days

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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A lovely cup of soup with flavorful Italian sausage, leafy kale, creamy Asiago, and it's topped with a delightful crunch from croutons. Dig in!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 8 oz. Italian Pork Sausage
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 4 oz. Diced Carrots
  • 2 oz. Kale
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
  • Info
    ½ oz. Flour
  • Info
    ½ oz. Seasoned Croutons
  • 2 tsp. Chicken Broth Concentrate
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • 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 16 oz. Italian sausage, follow same instructions as 8 oz. Italian sausage, working in batches if necessary.

  • If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry. Follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Step 3, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  • If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as Italian sausage in Step 3, breaking up meat until turkey reaches minimum internal temperature, 7-9 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Crush croutons in shipping bag.

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

    Stem kale and coarsely chop.

    Mince garlic.

    Remove Italian sausage from casing, if necessary.

  2. 2

    Start the Soup

    Place a large pot over medium-high heat.

    Add 2 tsp. olive oil, onions, carrots, and garlic to hot pot.

    Stir occasionally until onions are translucent and carrots begin to soften, 5-7 minutes.

  3. 3

    Add the Italian Sausage and Flour

    Add Italian sausage 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 the Soup

    Add 2 cups water, chicken base, kale, and a pinch of pepper to hot pot. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened and kale has wilted, 4-6 minutes.

    Add cream base and half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish).

    Stir occasionally until cheese has melted, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  5. 5

    Finish the Dish

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

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