Soup Recipe for a Chilly Evening - Spicy Sausage and Chickpea Soup

Soup is the epitome of comfort food!  There is nothing better than a wonderful soul warming bowl of soup filled with the best ingredients and fantastic flavors.  As the days get shorter and the evenings get cooler, this hearty Spicy Sausage and Chickpea Soup is the perfect choice for dinner.   I have always loved soup in the fall and winter and this recipe is nutritious and easy to make and is actually better the second day after the flavors have had a chance to meld.  The recipe doesn't call for Parmesan cheese, but I sprinkled a little on top along with some garlic olive oil and really liked the flavor!  Serve this soup with a green salad, crusty bread and a great bottle of wine and you have an easy meal with leftovers for the next day!  Soup days are here!  I hope you enjoy!

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These garlic cloves fried in olive oil are addictive!

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I used pork sausage from T5 Farm.  I think it's important to use local meat and produce when possible!

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The beautiful bowl was made by my daughter Rebecca Smith, and the antique linen is from Antique European Linens.

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This Spicy Sausage and Chickpea Soup was a huge hit at my house!  Let me know if you make it and what you think!!  I hope everyone has a great Monday!  Don't forget to follow me on Instagram @crazyblondelifeblog!