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Cincinnati Chili
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  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 4 cups water
  • 15 oz tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bay leaf
For Serving
  • spaghetti
  • cheddar cheese
  • white onion chopped
  • beans kidney or chili beans


  1. Add onion and olive oil to a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until onion is tender.
  2. Add remaining ingredients including uncooked beef.
  3. Bring to a boil and skim any fat off the top. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 hours or until thickened.
  4. Remove bay leaf and discard. Serve over hot spaghetti.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 463

Carbohydrates: 14g

Protein: 35g

Fat: 30g

Saturated Fat: 11g

Cholesterol: 116mg

Sodium: 1105mg

Potassium: 1063mg

Fiber: 5g

Sugar: 7g

Vitamin A: 2300IU

Vitamin C: 11mg

Calcium: 91mg

Iron: 6mg

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