Cincinnati Chili
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Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati chili is essentially chili served over cooked spaghetti - a regional favorite in Ohio! This chili can also be the coney sauce on a Coney Island hot dog.

The Story Behind the Recipe
6
servings
10 min
PREP TIME
60 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1 small (1/2 cup) onion, chopped

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 pound lean ground beef

1/2 cup water

1 (29-ounce) can tomato sauce

1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 teaspoon instant beef bouillon

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground allspice

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

 

1 (16-ounce) package uncooked dried spaghetti

 

Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired

Chopped red onion, if desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat until sizzling. Add onion and garlic; cook 2-3 minutes or until softened. Add ground beef; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until browned. Drain off fat, if necessary.

  2. STEP 2

    Stir in all remaining ingredients except spaghetti, cheese and red onion. Continue cooking 4-5 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover; cook 50-60 minutes or until flavors are blended.

  3. STEP 3

    Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain.

  4. STEP 4

    Divide cooked spaghetti evenly among 6 bowls; spoon chili mixture over spaghetti. Top each serving with cheese and onion, if desired.

Nutrition

480Calories
11Fat (mg)
55Cholesterol (mg)
1100Sodium (mg)
67Carbohydrates (g)
5Dietary Fiber
27Protein (g)

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  October 19, 2016

This is a wonderful recipe. I was skeptical at first because of the different spices, however, I'm glad that I tried it. Our family and friends love it and look forward to it every year.

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  October 03, 2009

tasty everyday meal,easy to follow recipe. my family loved it

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