Spicey Soup

1 onion diced
3 carrots diced
2 celery stalks diced
1/2 red pepper diced
1/2 green pepper diced
1 pound of lean miced meat
2 garlic cloves
6 cups of beef broth
1 large can of tomato puree
1 can diced tomatoes
1 can red kidney beans
handful of chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon of chili powder
1 teaspoon cayene pepper ( or more to taste)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon of baking cocoa.

Brown meat, add vegetables ,simmer for 15 min, or until soft, add broth and canned tomatoes, herbs and spices, simmer an hour.
puree some of the vegetables, stick your hand blender right into the pot and run it for a few seconds.