Fireman Bob's S, F, R, R, P, and Soup my way....

Fireman Bob's S, F, R, R, P, And Soup My Way.... Recipe

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Bob Cooney


Thought since the Country is in a deep freeze, I would help with my...

Fireman Bob's Sausage, Fennel, Roasted Red Pepper, and Potato Soup my way

I hope you enjoy!!!!!

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6 to 8
15 Min
4 Hr
Stove Top


1 lb
sweet italian sausage
1 lb
hot italian sausage
4 Tbsp
extra virgin olive oil
1 large
fennel bulb - cored - fine dice
1 c
fennel fronds - fine dice - and divided
1 jar(s)
roasted red peppers - fine dice
6 clove
garlic - fine dice
1 large
yellow onion - fine dice
bay leaves - fresh or dried
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
salt to taste
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
12 c
chicken broth
cubes - chicken bullion - smashed
6 large
russet potatoes - about 4 pounds - peeled - fine dice
1 c
fresh basil leaves - fine dice
3/4 c
flat leaf parsley - fine dice

How to Make Fireman Bob's S, F, R, R, P, and Soup my way....


  • 1In large skillet, place 2 tablespoon olive oil, 3/4 cup fennel fronds, black pepper, onion, garlic, red pepper flakes, salt, chicken bullion, 3/4 cup basil, 1/4 cup parsley

    Stir making sure all is coated with the olive oil and saute for 4 to 5 minutes on medium heat and stirring constantly

    Combine both the sweet and hot Italian sausage in large bowl, add the ingredients from the skillet and mix all together.
  • 2With this sausage mixture, form 1/2 inch sausage balls, in skillet, add the remaining olive oil and saute sausage balls till they are browned and 3/4 done
  • 3In Large stock Pot, add chicken stock, sausage balls, fennel, roasted red peppers, bay leaves, potatoes, remaining fennel fronds, basil, 1/2 cup parsley

    Bring to a boil for ten minutes, then turn heat down and simmer for 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Don't forget to remove the Bay Leaves !!!!!!!!

    Sprinkle remaining parsley on top.

    Serve with Crusty french bread...


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About Fireman Bob's S, F, R, R, P, and Soup my way....

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy, Heirloom