Cincinnati Chili II

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Tonkcats

This is my family's favorite Chili. We serve this over Spaghetti. Can be served with Cheddar Cheese, Kidney Beans, Onions and Oyster Crackers

Top Review by cota39

My husband had prepared this recipe for dinner and mentioned he only cooked it for an hour(instead of 3hrs.) since he had not read the instructions, and it was delicious. Simmering for three hours will be fabulous the next time! Thanks in Festus, MO

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 4 quart saucepot, add ground beef to water. Stir until beef separates to a fine texture. Boil slowly for half an hour.
  2. Add all other ingredients. Stir to blend, bringing to a boil; reduce heat and simmer uncovered for about 3 hours.
  3. Last hour, pot may be covered after desired consistency is reached.
  4. Chili should be refrigerated overnight so that fat can be skimmed from the top before reheating.
  5. If you use very lean (95% or higher) beef you may not need to skim.

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