Cincinnati style chili
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Recipe type: Chili, Soup, Dinner
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Serves: 4
 
Cincinnati is famous for their Skyline Chili. Try it...you'll love it!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 lb ground beef, organic
  • 1 cup crushed tomato or 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ tsp worchestershire sauce
  • 1½ tsp cocoa powder
  • 1½ Tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • ½ cumin
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ⅛ tsp cloves
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • TOPPINGS:
  • Angel hair or spaghetti pasta, cooked
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Onion, diced
  • Kidney beans, cooked
Instructions
  1. Brown ground beef in the bottom of a soup pot. Add in diced onion and cook till translucent.
  2. While beef is browning, measure and put all spices in a small dish.
  3. Add tomatoes, water, garlic, worchestershire sauce, bay leaf, cider vinegar to the pot.
  4. Stir in remaining spices (cocoa, chili powder, cayenne, cumin, cloves, cinnamon, salt, sugar).
  5. Cover pot and cook on low/simmer for at least 2 hours.
  6. For true 'Cincinnati style' serve with the following toppings/sides: spaghetti, kidney beans, diced onion, and shredded cheddar cheese.
  7. ** DOUBLE recipe in order to have second helpings or leftovers. It's that good! **
Recipe by Creative Kitchen at http://creativekitchenadventures.com/2012/03/15/have-you-tried-cincinnati-style-chili-its-a-must/