Yield
3 to 4 servings

This ultra-easy, vegetable-packed soup took second-place honors (and $10,000).

How to Make It

Step 1

Cut zucchini in half lengthwise; cut each half cross-wise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Set aside.

Step 2

Brown ground beef and garlic in a large Dutch oven, stirring until beef crumbles; drain. Stir in pepper, salt, broth, Italian-style stewed tomatoes, and sliced carrots; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.

Step 3

Stir zucchini slices and beans into mixture; cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender. Remove from heat; stir in torn spinach.

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