Cincinnati Chili

Total Time
2hrs 25mins
25 mins
2 hrs

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

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  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.