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Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili

Jennie Duncan
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 5 servings
Calories 269 kcal


  • 1 Onion (chopped)
  • 1 pound Ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon Minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Ground all spice
  • ½ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 15 oz Tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Cider vinegar
  • ¾ cup Water
  • Optional: Cooked spaghetti or hot dogs and shredded cheese


  • Saute your onions for 2-3 minutes on medium-high in a large pan. Add beef and garlic and cook until beef is almost fully cooked. Drain fat as needed. Add chili powder, cinnamon, allspice, salt, unsweetened cocoa powder, and mix together. Add tomato sauce, cider vinegar, and water.
  • Reduce heat to low and let the chili simmer for 1-2 hours.
  • Place chili on top of spaghetti or hot dog and the with shredded cheese.


Calories: 269kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 17gFat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 64mgSodium: 768mgPotassium: 589mgFiber: 2gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 845IUVitamin C: 8.1mgCalcium: 47mgIron: 3mg
Keyword chili, ground beef
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