Cincinnati-Style Chili

1
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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 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

  1. In 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.
  2. Add 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.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, over low heat for 45 minutes or until desired consistency; stirring once or twice.
  4. Remove 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


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