Cincinnati-Style Chili & Rice

Cincinnati-Style Chili & Rice


"Love the cinnamon, cocoa, and chili flavors of classic Cincinnati Chili? This version of Cincinnati-style chili is ready in only 30 minutes!"
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30 m servings 421 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 421 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.4g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 28.3 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 79 mg
  • 26%
  • Sodium:
  • 633 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Season ground beef with salt and pepper if desired. Heat large deep nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook ground beef and onion until beef is browned and onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in cocoa, chili powder, garlic and cinnamon and cook, stirring, until beef is coated and mixture is fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in water and tomato sauce and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Stir in Knorr(R) Rice Sides(TM) - Beef flavor; reduce heat and simmer covered until rice is tender, about 7 minutes. Let stand 3 minutes before serving. Serve, if desired, with kidney beans, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped onion, finely chopped red pepper and oyster crackers.


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2.10.16 I grew up eating Cincinnati chili, and although this recipe uses rice instead of spaghetti, the key flavors are still there. This is a variation on a typical 3-way which would be chil...