Preparation / Directions:
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 medium-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.
Cool completely-Place soup in Freezer bags. Freeze flat. When completely frozen, stack on other flat, frozen foods.