Bowl of Zuppa Toscana topped with bacon

Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup

Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup is a creamy, hearty soup made with bacon, sausage, kale, and potatoes in a rich broth. This soup will be on your table in 30 minutes and tastes better than Olive Garden's version!
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup, Zuppa Toscana Soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Pressure Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey


  • 3 slices bacon chopped
  • 1/2 pound Italian Sausage casings removed
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine optional
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 Russet potatoes cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon red chili flakes optional
  • 1 cup chopped frozen or 3 cups fresh kale hard stems removed
  • 1 cup half and half


  • Turn Instant Pot turn saute and allow to heat up. Add in bacon and saute until browned and crispy. Remove bacon using slotted spoon and place on paper towel lined plate.
  • Add in sausage, breaking up as the sausage cooks. After one minute, add in onions and garlic and onions, and saute until browned and cooked through.
  • Add wine into pressure cooker and allow to cook for 2-3 minutes until alcohol is cooked off. Turn Instant Pot to off.
  • Add in chicken stock, potatoes, salt, pepper, chili flakes, and frozen kale.
  • Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • Let pressure release naturally for 15 minutes. Release any remaining pressure.
  • Stir in cream and place lid back on pressure cooker for 3-5 minutes to let cream heat through.
  • Serve soup, topped with cooked bacon and Parmesan Cheese if desired.


If using fresh kale, add when cream is added.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 500 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 79mg26%
Sodium 898mg39%
Potassium 1244mg36%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 1260IU25%
Vitamin C 27.4mg33%
Calcium 112mg11%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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