Cincinnati Chili

Serve this hearty chili over spaghetti noodles for a true Cincinnati-feel.  This recipe serves 10.  So make the whole recipe and freeze some or cut the recipe in half.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 6-ounce can tomato paste
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, rinsed and drained.

What you’ll do:

  • In a large skillet, cook the ground beef along with 1/2 teaspoon of salt over medium-high heat, breaking up the beef with a spoon.  Cook about 8 minutes.  Drain excess fat.
  • Add meat to a slow-cooker along with 2 cups of water, tomato paste and spices.
  • Cover and cook on low 5 to 7 hours.
  • Add beans and cook 1 hour more, stirring in another 1/2 cup water if it looks dry.

Recipe and image from All You.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table.



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