Instant Pot Copy Cat Zuppa Toscana Soup

Instant Pot Copy Cat Zuppa Toscana Soup

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 people



  • 1 lb Hot Italian Sausage Regular if you do not like spice
  • 2 tbsp Bacon Bits Optional: 4-6 slices of cooked diced bacon
  • 1 whole Yellow Onion
  • 2 cloves Garlic diced
  • 4 Russet Potatoes Diced
  • 5 tsp Better Than Bouillon Roasted Chicken
  • 5 cups Water
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • 3/4 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • A Bunch of Kale Broken apart
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Omit if you do not like spice – If using spicy sausage, this will kick it up a notch.


  • Set Instant Pot on Saute mode, allow it to warm up and place sausage (with casing removed) into pot
  • Saute until brown and minced then remove into separate dish
  • Pour olive oil and toss in diced onion and garlic – saute until translucent
  • Turn off Saute mode
  • Dump sausage, diced potatoes, crushed red pepper, salt and pepper into pot
  • Pour in your chicken broth – add more water if it is not covering the ingredients
  • Cover, turn vent on sealed and pressure cook on high for 5 minutes
  • Quick release all of the pressure. Remove lid and toss in kale. Cover for 4 more minutes – Add more time if you do not want your kale to be crunchy
  • When wilted, pour in heavy cream and stir
  • Pour in bowl and garnish with Parmesan cheese
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