*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Cowboy Steak 'N Veggie Soup
 
 Recipe By     : Pillsbury $10,000 Winner 1996
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beef                             Soups & Stews
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      lb            sirloin steak -- 1 inch thick
    1      tsp           dried basil
      1/2  tsp           salt
      1/4  tsp           pepper
    2      cloves        garlic -- crushed
    1      tbsp          oil
    2      cans          ready to serve beef broth -- (14 1/2 oz each)
   16      oz            Thick & Chunky Salsa -- or Picante
    1      lb            Green Giant American Mixtures -- (frozen)
    1      can           Great Northern beans -- drained, rinsed
    1      c             fresh spinach -- torn
                         Fresh basil, cilantro, or parsley -- for garnish
 
 	  Cut beef into 1/4 inch thick strips; cut each strip into 1 inch pieces.
      In medium bowl, combine beef, basil, salt, pepper, garlic and oil; toss to
     coat.
 	  Heat Dutch oven or large saucepan over meduim-high heat until hot.  Add
     beef mixture; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until browned.	Stir in broth,
     salsa and vegetables.  Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat
     to low; simmer 10 minutes.
 	  Stir in beans.  Cook 4-5 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.  Stir in
     spinach.  Garnish each serving of soup with fresh basil, parsley or
     cilantro.x
 
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