Monday, November 17, 2008

Cincinnati Chili Recipe

1 qt. water
2 lbs. lean hamburger
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. cumin seed or ground cumin
2 lg. onions, chopped
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tbsp. chili powder
1 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. red pepper or chili pepper
1 tbsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
1 (16 oz.) can tomato paste
1 1/2 tbsp. cider vinegar
3 lg. whole bay leaves

Crumble raw (do not brown) hamburger into water. Add all ingredients. Bring to boil, then simmer for 3 hours. Remove bay leaves. Serve on cooked rice or spaghetti noodles with grated cheddar on top! Mmmmmmmm

This is truly one of my favorite dishes. Perfect for this time of year too!

This post is listed at: Tasty Tuesday, Talk About Tuesday, and Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

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  1. How would I modify this for the crockpot? It sounds tasty.

  2. Oh this sounds delish! I love love love chili.

  3. oh yum! Now you have me wanting some and its only 8!

  4. Okay, seriously - you almost lost me when you said put the raw burger into the water....but the rest of the ingredients look awesome...and so does that picture!I will have to try this for real - and to serve it over noodles?! Nummo. Thanks!!

  5. OH GIRL! I have come to LOVE ME SOME CHILI! This recipe sounds awesome! Thanks :D

  6. It is definatley chili weather here, thanks, this looks wonderful!

  7. My husband loves this stuff. My mil brings the season packets from cin. though and I just use those.
    It is def. not the kind of chili I grew up with! But it is great on spaghetti and hot dogs.


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