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Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Cincinnati chili
McCormick

Here is an authentic chili recipe that gets its regional twist by adding cinnamon. It is typically served over spaghetti and topped with Cheddar cheese, and onions.

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Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 Teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 Pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 Cup chopped onions, divided
  • 2 Cups water
  • 15 Ounces tomato sauce
  • 8 Ounces spaghetti, cooked
  • Shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions

For the spice blend, mix chili powder, sugar, cinnamon, garlic powder, and salt in small bowl. Set aside.

Cook ground beef and 1 cup of the onions in large saucepan on medium-high heat until beef is no longer pink; drain fat. Add spice blend, water, and tomato sauce; bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Serve chili over spaghetti. Top with kidney beans, cheese, and remaining 1/2 cup onions, as desired.