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Cincinnati Chili
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Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili


  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chipotle chili powder, reg is fine
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon all-spice
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 ounce unsweetened dark chocolate, rough chopped
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire
  • 2 pounds of ground beef


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet, add the onion and let soften, 3-4 minutes
  2. Put in the garlic, and when fragrant add the chili powder, oregano, cinnamon and all-spice - stirring everything well to allow the spices to toast a bit
  3. Pour in the beef broth, the chocolate, the tomato paste and sauce, the vinegar, the sugar and finally the Worcestershire - stir everything really well to combine
  4. Add the ground beef, stirring and breaking it up as you go
  5. When its well combined, bring to a boil, then turn down and simmer about 45 minutes, until the liquid has gone and it’s thickened