1 tsp. McCormick dried thyme
1/8 tsp. McCormick ground pepper
2 cups Meijer Naturals vegetable stock
1 (14.5 ounce) can Meijer crushed tomatoes (do not drain)
2 cups fresh baby spinach
1 cup reduced sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
1/3 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1. Add olive oil to a large stock pot and heat over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms, carrots, celery, garlic, thyme and pepper; cook about 5 minutes, or until vegetables are just tender.
2. Add broth, tomatoes, spinach, black beans and chickpeas; bring to boiling. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes.
Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories 150, Fat 2g, Cholesterol 0g, Sodium 418mg, Carbohydrates 23g, Fiber 7g, Protein 10g
Optional: Brown 2 cups sliced smoked turkey sausage with onions and mushrooms.
Serve with: Dole Salad