Carrabba's Sausage and Lentil Soup is one of my favorites!
Found this one on the web, I haven't made it yet sounds great
APRIL'S ITALIAN SAUSAGE AND LENTIL SOUP
1 lb Italian sausage
6 cups chicken broth
2 (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups dry lentils, rinsed
1 large onion, chopped
2 large carrots, chopped
1 small zucchini, chopped
1 stalk celery, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon salt
Black pepper, red pepper flakes, basil, oregano, parsley, thyme 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 are tender. Add water, if necessary, for desired consistency.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, serve.