Carrabba's Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

Carrabba’s Spicy Sausage Lentil Soup

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
4 celery stalks, sliced
6 oz. Smoked sausage (such as kielbasa), coarsely chopped
4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
4 cups water
2 cups green lentils
1 strip (3 inches long) orange rind
1 teaspoon crumbled dried marjoram
1 teaspoon crumbled dried savory
3 carrots, peeled and sliced
2 potatoes, peeled and diced
Salt and pepper, to taste
In large heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; add onion and cook for

5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add celery and sausage; cook for 5
minutes, Stirring occasionally. Add stock, water, lentils, orange rind,
marjoram and savory; bring to boil Reduce heat, cover partially and
simmer for 30 minutes. Add carrots and Potatoes; cover partially and
simmer, stirring occasionally, for 35 minutes Or until lentils are
tender. Discard orange rind. Season with salt and pepper To taste