Cincinnati-Style Chili

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Cherie Hammond

By
@Momma_CC

Do you love Gold Star or Skyline Chili from Cincinnati? We do! This recipe is as close as you can get without being there! And, your choice to make it either a 3, 4 or 5-way...but always add the Oyster crackers!

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★★★★★ 2 votes
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Ingredients

2 1/2 lb
ground beef
2 large
onions, chopped
3 can(s)
8-oz each, tomato sauce
1 c
water
1/2 oz
unsweetened chocolate, cut up
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1 1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
ground allspice
1/8 tsp
ground cloves
1
bay leaf
1
dried red chili pepper or
1/4 tsp
ground red pepper
hot cooked spaghetti noodles

GARNISH

chopped onions
shredded cheddar cheese
1 can(s)
15-oz kidney beans, drained and warmed
oyster crackers
hot sauce

How to Make Cincinnati-Style Chili

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a 4 1/2 quart Dutch oven or heavy saucepan, cook ground beef with the 2 onions until beef is no longer pink; drain off any fat.
  • 2Add the tomato sauce, water, chocolate, chili powder, vinegar, worchestershire sauce, cinnamon, cumin, salt, garlic powder, allspice, clove, bay leaf, and red chili pepper or ground red pepper.
  • 3Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, over low heat for 45 minutes or until desired consistency; stirring once or twice.
  • 4Remove bay leaf and, if using, chili pepper. Serve over hot cooked spaghetti and, if desired, top with onions, cheese and/or beans. Offer Oyster crackers and hot sauce!

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About Cincinnati-Style Chili

Course/Dish: Beef, Chili
Other Tag: Quick & Easy