Cincinnati Chili Recipe

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Cincinnati Chili

Renee Guidugli


This is a family favorite! We love to make this on football sundays.

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1 Hr 30 Min


1 large
onion, chopped
1 lb
extra lean ground beef
1 clove
garlic minced
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 tsp
ground allspice
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
red cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp
1 1/2 Tbsp
unsweetened cocoa
1 can(s)
15 oz. tomato sauce
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1 Tbsp
cider vinegar
1/2 c


1In larges killet, over medium-high heat, saute onion and ground beef, until beef is browned.
Add garlic, chili powder and stir until combined.

2Add allspice, cinnamon, cumin, cayenne pepper, salt, cocoa, tomato sauce, worcestershire sauce, cider vinegar, and water.

3Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

Traditionally Cincinnati Chili is served over spaghetti, we add shredded cheddar cheese on top. This is called a 3-way.

This chili is also great on top of hot dogs, add cheese and you have a great cheese coney.....enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili