While vegetables cook, add salt, pepper, basil, thyme, parsley, oregano and tomato paste.
Add bowned beef and stir well. Add broth in.
Bring to a boil and mix in string beans and garlic.
Bring heat down to low and let it simmer for about 20 minutes covered.
Add peas and simmer for another 10 minutes.
Rememeber to remove bay leaf.