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Cincinnati Chili II Recipe

Cincinnati Chili II

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"A very spicy chili that tastes oh so good. Serve on top of hot cooked spaghetti."

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  1. In a 4 quart saucepan over medium heat, cook ground beef, green pepper, onion, chili powder and garlic, until beef is browned and vegetables are tender. Drain fat off of beef/vegetable mixture.
  2. Add undrained kidney beans, tomato soup, vinegar and cinnamon to soup, and bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Heat through.
  3. Serve with sprinkled cheese on top.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Oct 17, 2002

A delicious chili suitable for the beanlover and non-beanlover alike. This recipe is perfect over noodles (macaroni was our first choice) with a little cheese and sour cream. YUMMY. The only thing that we didn't like about this chili is the level of spiciness. Chili should be spicy, but this chili had a bit too much cinnamin flavor and not enough ummph. We will definitely make this chili again, but next time we'll be adding a bit more spice to it.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 03, 2007

Good chili--pretty much like I make usually, but I don't use the tomato soup. In no way is it Cincy chili, however. Tasty, but nothing like Cincinnati Skyline, or even, dare I breathe the name...Gold Star. If you want Cincinnati Chili, you've gotta do Skyline. And cheese. Lots and lots of cheese. Finely shredded.


17 Ratings

Jul 23, 2003

A good quick chili. Next time I make it, I will not add as much cinnamon, but that is for my own taste. Family all liked it!

Oct 16, 2004

Interesting recipe using tomato soup instead of tomato sauce or diced tomatoes. I felt like the soup made the chili way too sweet for my family's tastes. To try to add a little more actual tomatoes,I added a can of diced tomatoes. Also, the cinnamon was way too powerful for my family- they didn't even notice the "hot" spice, just the cinnamon! I liked it, but the family did not, so it won't be on our menu again.

Oct 17, 2002

Great recipe. Very fast and easy. My kids loved it and would like to have it again.

Dec 04, 2007

This is a good recipe, however normally you do not brown Cincinnati should boiled in the broth..this is great on top of spaghetti with chopped onions, red kidney beans and piles of cheddar cheese..some like it with oyster crackers as well ! A family favorite !! If you check your grocery there is also a pack mix for Cincinnati Style chili..thats great as well..usually around the packs for roasts, marinades..spice packs...This heats great !

Oct 17, 2002

I Didn't think it tasted like real Cincinnati Chili. However, for a regular chili it is very good.

Oct 17, 2002

I have been looking for a Chili dish that was flavorfull.......I found this and my search is over. Delicious! Binkieb


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  • Calories
  • 488 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 29 g
  • 45%
  • Fiber
  • 8.2 g
  • 33%
  • Protein
  • 24.1 g
  • 48%
  • Sodium
  • 1004 mg
  • 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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