1Puree beans and diced tomatoes with their juice in food processor, in batches, if necessary. Pout into a 6 qt pot. Stir in water,onion,garlic,Italian seasoning.salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 10 minutes.
2Add remaining vegetables except peas. Simmer,covered, for 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in peas and simmer 3 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
3Drizzle olive oil over each bowl of soup; serve with crusty bread if desired.