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Zuppa Toscana Sausage Potato Soup in a black slow cooker

Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana Sausage Potato Soup

Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana Sausage Potato Soup is rich and very flavorful. With sausage, potatoes, bacon, and kale. A tasty, easy slow cooker Zuppa Toscana soup.

Course Dinner, Soup
Cuisine Italian
Keyword slow cooker zuppa toscana
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 - 8
Calories 362 kcal
Author Sandy Clifton


  • 1 lb Hot Italian Sausage (or your favorite ground sausage)
  • 6 slices Bacon, chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves Garlic, pressed or minced
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1 lb Potatoes, sliced 1/4" thick
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth, low sodium

To Finish

  • 1 bunch Kale, about 3 cups chopped (or spinach)
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream (or half and half)


  1. In a frying pan, brown sausage, bacon, and onion together until onion softens and meat is browned. Then add mixture to the crock pot (6 quart or larger).

  2. Add garlic, oregano, and pepper to crock pot and stir.

  3. Add potatoes and broth. Stir.

  4. Put the lid on and cook on High for 3 1/2 hours, or Low for 7 hours.

  5. When cook time is up, finish by adding the chopped kale (or spinach) and the cream and stir. Put the lid back on and let heat through for another 15 minutes on High, or 25 minutes on Low.

  6. Serve with a nice crusty bread.