Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Cincinnati Chili Recipe
Staff Writer
McCormick

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

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6
Servings
528
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

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
  • 15 Ounces kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
21g
30%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Carbohydrate, by difference
49g
38%
Protein
37g
80%
Vitamin A, RAE
211µg
30%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
18mg
24%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
6µg
7%
Calcium, Ca
112mg
11%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
88µg
22%
Iron, Fe
10mg
56%
Magnesium, Mg
86mg
27%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
392mg
56%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
33µg
60%
Sodium, Na
428mg
29%
Water
306g
11%
Zinc, Zn
8mg
100%

Chili Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Chili Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

Chili Wine Pairing

Malbec, syrah/shiraz, mourvèdre, Rhône blends, zinfandel, petite sirah, primitivo, or carménère for meat-based chili; Riesling, gewürztraminer, muscat, or torrontés for vegetarian or poultry-based chili.