Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Cincinnati Chili recipe? Learn how to make Cincinnati Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jpittari

Makes 8 servings



America's Test Kitchen recipe from Cook's Country episode 111, "Midwestern Favorites."

Recipe Ingredients for Cincinnati Chili

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 onions , chopped fine
1 garlic clove , minced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon allspice
2 cups low sodium chicken broth
2 cups canned tomato sauce
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
1 1/2 lbs 85% lean ground beef

Recipe Directions for Cincinnati Chili

  1. Saute onion in oil until soft and edges are beginning to brown. Add garlic, tomato paste, chili powder, oregano, cinnamon, salt, pepper and allspice. Stir for about a minute until spices are fragrant.

  2. Add broth, tomato sauce, vinegar and brown sugar. Bring to a simmer, being sure to scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan.

  3. Add meat to sauce. Use a potato masher to break meat up into small pieces. Simmer just 15 minutes.

  4. Serve chili over spaghetti. For "chili five ways," top with diced raw onion, rinsed and drained cannellini beans or kidney beans and shredded sharp cheddar.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.3g
24%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.9g
Cholesterol
77mg
26%
Sodium
730mg
30%
Potassium
685mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
9.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
5.2g
Protein
25.7g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 6% Iron 22%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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