Toscana Soup
(Inspired by Olive Garden's Zuppa Toscana)



1. Cook Italian sausage in a large pot. Drain the fat.

2. Add onions and garlic in same pot and cook until aromatics are released from the garlic about 30 seconds to 1 minute.

3. Add chicken stock and potatoes and cook over medium heat until potatoes are soft.

4. Add soy bacon bits, kale and half-and-half and cook another 10 minutes over a low simmer.

5. When kale is soft, season with salt and pepper to taste, and serve.