cincinnati-style chili with chorizo

Brenda Smith


Each week when i go grocery shopping at Publix there is a lady always cooking recipes so my daughter and i try them this one was so good. We got our ingredients and cooked it ourselves, my husband liked it and he is a picking eater.


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10 Min
15 Min


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  • 1 lb
    fresh chorizo sausage (or ground beef)
  • 8 oz
    fresh pre-diced onions (1 1/2 cups) divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    apple pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 1/4 c
    tomato sauce
  • 1 1/4 c
    reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 Tbsp
    cider vinegar
  • 16 oz
    thin spaghetti pasta

How to Make cincinnati-style chili with chorizo


  1. PREP:
    *Bring water to a boil for pasta.
    *Remove casing from sausage.
  2. STEPS:
    1. Preheat stock pot on medium 2-3 minutes. Add chorizo and 1/2 cup onions; cook 2-3 minutes, stirring to crumble meat, or until onions are softened.
  3. 2.Combine chili powder, cocoa powder,apple pie spice, and cumin, then add to meat; 1-2 minutes to blend flavors.
  4. 3. Stir in tomato sauce, broth, and cider vinegar; 8-10 minutes or until chili thickens and liquid reduces.
  5. 4. Cook pasta following package instructions. Serve chili over pasta; top with remaining 1 cup onions

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Course/Dish: Chili

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