Some Olive Garden soup recipes that can be found online include Olive Garden Sausage Soup and Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana. The Olive Garden website has a number of free recipes, and all other recipes online are simply imitation recipes, but may not be the exact same as the ones used in the restaurant.
Olive Garden Italian Sausage Soup:
This is the recipe to the Italian Sausage Soup that is sold at Olive Garden restaurants. This recipe was taken directly from the Olive Garden website.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
Ingredients: (Note that all measurements have been standardized)
- 1 lb. ground sweet Italian sausage
- 1 cup white rice
- 1 cup pureed chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 lb. chopped spinach
- 6 cups beef broth
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper
- Pecorino Romano cheese
- Brown the sausage
- Prepare the soup
- Finish the soup
In a soup pot, cook the ground sausage and break apart while it cooks. Cook until the sausage is brown all the way through.
Add in the beef broth, tomatoes, black pepper and rice, and then bring to a simmer. Simmer on low heat until the rice is tender and the soup is cooked through, about 20 to 30 minutes.
Add the chopped spinach and stir and let simmer. Finish by grating Pecorino Romano cheese over the top as a garnish.