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

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

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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
  • 1
    bay leaves - fresh or dried
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground pepper
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 12 c
    chicken broth
  • 4
    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....


  1. In 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.
  2. With 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
  3. In 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.
  4. Don'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

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