Cincinnati Chili

How Chili should be... Cincinnati

2 lbs ground beef
2 cups chopped onions
4 cups beef stock
12 oz tomato sauce (2 cans)
3 tbsp chili powder
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
2 tspWorcestershire sauce
1/2 oz unsweetened chocolate (grated, or 2 3/4 tablespoons cocoa)
2 tsp instant minced garlic
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground red pepper (or 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper)
1/4 tsp ground allspice
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 whole bay leaves (or 1/8 teaspoon bay leaf powder)


Brown ground beef and onion. Drain. Top with plenty of cheese and other optional toppings.

Add beef stock to beef mixture and simmer 10 minutes.

Add remaining 13 ingredients, simmer uncovered 1 hour.

Remove bay leaf, skim off extra fat.

Serve over hot spaghetti, or hot dogs in buns for chili dogs.