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.
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.