Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 quart cold water

  2. 2 lbs ground beef

  3. 2 cups crushed tomato

  4. 2 yellow onions, diced

  5. 4 garlic cloves, minced

  6. 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  7. 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa

  8. 1/4 cup chili powder

  9. 1 tsp cayenne

  10. 1 tsp ground cumin

  11. 2 tbsp cider vinegar

  12. 1 whole bay leaf

  13. 1/4 tsp ground cloves

  14. 1 tsp cinnamon

  15. 1 1/2 tsp salt

  16. cooked spaghetti to serve chili over, optional

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Add beef and water to a 4-quart pot. Bring to a simmer while stirring until the ground beef is in very small pieces. Simmer for 30 minutes and add all the rest of the ingredients.

  2. Simmer on low, uncovered, for 3 hours. Add water as needed if the chili becomes to thick.

  3. Refrigerated the chili overnight, and the next day remove the layer of fat from top before reheating and serving. The Cincinnati "Skyline" Chili Ordering Code 1-way: just the chili 2-way: chili served over spaghetti 3-way: chili, spaghetti, and grated Cheddar cheese 4-way: chili, spaghetti, cheese, and onions 5-way: chili, spaghetti, cheese, onions, and beans All "ways" are served with oyster crackers.


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