Cincinnati Chili

READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
Recipe by Tonkcats

I love this, if you haven't tried it you need to. In Cincinnati the true enthusiasts have their Chili 1 to 5 ways: 1. Plain 2."Two Way" - Spaghetti & Chili 3."Three Way" - Chili, Spaghetti, and Cheddar Cheese 4."Four Way" - Chili, Spaghetti, Cheddar Cheese, and Onions 5."Five Way" - Chili, Spaghetti, Cheddar Cheese, Onions and Kidney Beans

Top Review by Arctides Regalis

I grew up eating Skyline Chili, and this stuff is damn near close. For the first time in 3 years since I left the lower 48 states, I was able to enjoy a 3-way and a cheese coney, much like the ones I used to eat back in Cinci.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a heavy gauge pot - heat oil, add beef until brown, add onions and water and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce to a simmer and add tomato paste and all other ingredients and let simmer 1 1/2 - 2 hours.
  3. Adjust with salt & pepper to taste.
  4. Remove Bay Leaves before serving.

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