1 lb Deans sausage, hot or mild
1/2 cup diced onion
2 carrots sliced (about a cup)
2 stalks celery sliced
2 cups zucchini diced in bite-sized pieces
1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes with juice
2 cups beef broth
1/4 tsp ground sage
1/2 tsp thyme
Brown sausage & onions in a large pot over medium heat. Stir to crumble sausage. Drain.
Add in remaining ingredients, except zucchini, and stir to combine. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes, until vegetables are soft.
Add in zucchini and cook an additional 10 minutes.
Serve topped with shredded Parmesan cheese.