Friday, December 5, 2008

Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup in a Crock Pot

Olive Garden Pasta E Fagioli Soup in a Crock Pot... a great olive garden soup recipe to try ! Amazingly nice !

* 2 lbs ground beef
* 1 onion, chopped
* 3 carrots, chopped
* 4 stalks celery, chopped
* 2 (28 ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
* 1 (16 ounce) can red kidney beans, drained
* 1 (16 ounce) can white kidney beans, drained
* 3 (10 ounce) cans beef stock
* 3 teaspoons oregano
* 2 teaspoons pepper
* 5 teaspoons parsley
* 1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce (optional)
* 1 (20 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce
* 8 ounces pasta

1.Brown beef in a skillet.
2.Drain fat from beef and add to crock pot with everything except pasta.
3.Cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours.
4.During last 30 min on high or 1 hour on low, add pasta.
The Olive garden soup recipe of pasta e fagioli is ready to serve...enjoy it !

Olive Garden Toscana Soup Recipe

Olive Garden Toscana Soup Recipe....another great olive garden soup recipe to try !


* 2 3/4 cups chicken stock
* 1/4 cup heavy cream
* 1 medium russet potato
* 2 cups kale, chopped
* 1/2 pound italian sausage, hot variety or sweet if you wish
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, flakes


1. Combine the stock and cream in a saucepan over medium heat.
2. Slice the unpeeled potatoe into 1/4" slices, then quarter the slices and add to the soup. Add the kale.
3. Saute the sausage - breaking into chunks. Drain and add to soup. Add the spices and simmer for about 2 hours. Stir occasionally.
The Olive Garden Soup recipe is ready to serve. Nice taste ! Enjoy the soup !

Friday, September 12, 2008

Olive Garden Style Zuppa Toscana Wedding Soup

This great olive garden soup recipe is hearty and goes well with breadsticks. A great stand-alone meal for those with bigger bowls! Try this great recipe...!

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper use only if a spicier flavor is desired
  • 230 ounces chicken broth (4 Large 49.5 oz cans and a 32 ounce box)
  • 1/2 pound Owens Italian Sausage crumbled
  • 2 each large baking potatoes scrubbed, peeled in stripes, and cubed
  • 6 each bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 each white onion diced
  • 1 bunch kale lightly chopped and packed, can substitute with escarole
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic


Scrub potatoes and use peeler to peel off skin in stripes; Peel and dice onions; Open cans of Broth; Peel Kale leaves from the stalk and lightly chop, discarding the stalks.
In pan, saute Italian sausage until slightly browned. Add crushed red pepper ONLY if a spicier flavor is desired. Drain excess fat and place in bowl. Refrigerate while preparing other ingredients.In same pan, saute bacon. Remove and crumble; set aside. Save 1 tablespoon of grease and use it to saute the onions, and garlic for approximately 15 minutes or until onions are soft and clear.In pot, add broth and onion mixture; cook through until boiling on medium high heat.Add potatoes and kale, cover, and cook on Medium High until soft..about 30 minutes.
Add cream, crumbled bacon, sausage; simmer 4 minutes and the olive garden soup recipe is ready to serve....hmmm...mama mia...amazing taste..enjoy !

Olive Garden Pasta Roma Soup

Great olive garden soup recipe to try.......nice !

  • 2 cn Garbanzo beans; drained --
  • 1 1/2 c Canned tomatoes, drained --
  • 16 Oz Diced
  • 6 sl Bacon; cooked and drained --
  • 1 qt Chicken broth Chopped
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 1/3 c Olive oil
  • 1/8 ts Ground rosemary
  • 3/4 c Onions -- diced
  • 2 tb Fresh parsley -- chopped
  • 1 c Celery -- diced
  • 1/2 c Minature pasta dry bowties
  • 1/4 ts Garlic -- minced Cooked
  • 1 c Carrots -- julienned
Add bean to food processor and process using on/off pulse until beans are well mashed. Scrape down sides as necessary. Reserve. Heat oil in a Dutch oven. Add carrots, onions, celery and garlic
and saute for 5 minutes on medium heat. Add remaining ingredientss except pasta and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook stirring occasionally for 20 minutes. Keep warm. Add pasta to finished soup and serve immediately....hmmm...mama mia...nice soup..Enjoy it !