sausage and lentil soup

Jan 9, 2010 by

i have been on an italian kick this week.  well, i think i could be on italian kick every week.  i love italian food and one of my favorite restaurants is carraba’s italian grill.  they often feature sausage and lentil soup as their soup of the day and it is delicious!  here’s my version of this soup: 1 lb. italian sausage 1 large onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped 1 small zucchini, chopped 6 c chicken broth 2 14.5 oz. cans diced tomatoes, undrained 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp salt 2 c dry lentils, rinsed pepper, to taste italian seasoning, to taste brown sausage, drain off fat. in a large pot, combine all ingredients, bring to a boil. reduce heat, cover. simmer for about 1 hour, or until lentils...

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