2 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup diced carrots
4 cups chopped cabbage (approx. ¼ head of cabbage)
1 cup green beans (1″ pieces)
2 whole bell peppers, chopped
1 can (28 oz) low sodium diced tomatoes
6 cups low sodium beef broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 bay leaves
½ teaspoon each thyme & basil
pepper to taste
2 cups broccoli florets
2 cups sliced zucchini
In a large pot cook onion & garlic over medium heat until slightly softened.
Add carrots, cabbage & green beans and cook an additional 5 minutes.
Stir in bell peppers, undrained tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, bay leaves and seasonings. Simmer 6-7 minutes.
Add in zucchini & broccoli. Simmer an additional 5 minutes or until softened.
Remove bay leaves before serving….and ENJOY!!!