Some fresh vegan Parmesan is an amazing garnish for this Zuppa Toscana.

Zuppa Toscana

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup, Lunch, Dinner
  • Method: One Pot
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian


This Zuppa Toscana is super easy to make with simple ingredients and so satisfying. Even pickiest kids will eat this and no one would ever taste it is entirely vegan. All comes together in under 30 minutes, it tastes like the real deal, even better. You know you can’t beat homemade.



  • ‚Äč8 oz vegan sausage, peeled and crumbled
  • 4 oz vegan bacon, finely cut
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 medium sized potatoes (mealy is best), diced really into fine cubes
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup oat or soy cream, plain
  • 2 Tbs vegan butter, divided
  • 1 cup kale, finely chopped
  • vegan Parmesan for serving
  • salt, pepper to taste


  1. Heat 1 Tbs vegan butter in a large casserole or pot. Add vegan bacon and crumbled vegan sausage and fry both for around 5 minutes. Remove all from the pot and set aside.
  2. In the same pot use the remaining Tbs vegan butter and add onions and garlic. Saute for around 3 minutes, before also giving the potatoes to the mix. After two more minutes add vegetable broth, season with salt and pepper. Cook on medium heat for about 10 minutes until the potatoes are almost tender. The exact time might depend on the type of potato you use.
  3. Finally add the kale and the vegan sausage and bacon mix back. Let cook for another two minutes, the take from the heat. Stir in oat cream but do not bring again to a cook. Serve in bowls, garnish with vegan Parmesan.


  • Serving Size: 1.5 cups
  • Calories: 429
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Sodium: 526 mg
  • Fat: 25 g
  • Saturated Fat: 18 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 3.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

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