Pre-warmed soup bowls are a thoughtful touch. Set oven-safe crocks on a bakng sheet and tuck into a warm oven for a few minutes. Remove from oven and ladle in hot, hearty soup...mmm, pass the bread, please!
Serve 8 to 10
Combine sausage, onion, celery, peppers, zucchini and garlic in a large saucepan; sauté until sausage is browned and vegetables are tender.
Stir in tomatoes, tomato paste, water, basil, salt and pepper; cook until heated through. Mix in garbanzo beans, heat through. Serve in warmed soup bowls.