How to Make Instant Pot Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup – I bake and I Know things by Dr. Gochee Functional Medicine in Grand Junction, Redlands, Appleton, and Fruita.

Dr. Gochee Shares a Recipe for Instant Pot Zuppa Toscana

How to make Healthy Pressure Cooker Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana Soup

1 lb of  spicy ground sausage ( ground beef or pork or Turkey) 

4 cups chicken broth 

2 cups water 

1-2 cans of full fat coconut milk

2 cups of Kale

6 slices of raw bacon or Turkey bacon chopped small

2 large potatoes, chopped or (Turnips)

1 small onion, diced 

2 cloves garlic, diced 

salt and pepper to taste 

Turn your pressure cooker to the brown setting. Place sausage inside the liner and chop, stirring frequently until nearly browned throughout. I love that I don’t need to dirty a separate pan to brown meat before cooking it in the pressure cooker! 

Add bacon and onion to your partially browned sausage, continue cooking until they are done. Drain excess fat if desired. 

Stir in chicken broth, kale, potatoes, water, salt, and pepper. Replace lid, be sure that the valve is closed. 

Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes then slowly release the valve. 

Whisk or dump in 2 cans of canned coconut to combine well with the other ingredients. 

Top individual bowls of soup with a bit of crumbled bacon for garnish, serve and enjoy your homemade Zuppa Toscana. 

By Carolyn Gochee

Dr. Carolyn Gochee, a holistic chiropractor, chose to specialize in wellness. Specific aspects of her practice include: Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT)- Dr. Gochee is Advanced Certified and has over 500 hours of post-doctoral training. SOT(R) Methods practitioners recognize the important role of normal cranial function in health and disease. The cranial bones can cause problems in central nervous system that are often overlooked or ignored by most other chiropractors. Cranial adjustments help with ADD/ADHD, sinusitis, dyslexia, headaches, and many more. Dr. Gochee has taken hundreds of hours in Functional Medicine. This forward thinking of looking at a person’s labs or blood test. Dr. Gochee has spent many hours studying Functional Medicine and has developed a way to custom tailor your treatment. Many times, a patient will get labs results that are “normal,” which means there is no pathology or disease, but the patient still feels “off” or “not themselves.” Dr. Gochee can take a patient’s lab results, as incomplete as it might be, and find some serious, underlying problems that are being missed by many healthcare professionals.

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