This dish goes together quickly and then simmers for an hour. This recipe comes to me from my brother-in-law, Paul. He served his mission in Kentucky and Ohio and brought back this recipe. It quickly became a family favorite. My daughter requested it for her birthday dinner this year. So let’s get started.

First, you’ll need 1 ½ lbs. ground beef.

Next, throw in one chopped onion and one minced garlic clove and brown together.

 Then you’ll need 3 15-ounce cans tomato sauce, 1 T. vinegar, and 1 T. Worcestershire sauce. Pour those ingredients into the pan with the browned ground beef, onion, and garlic.

Next you’ll add a slew of spices:

½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. red pepper
1 tsp coca
1 T. chili powder

 Stir everything together and bring to a boil.

 Reduce heat to low and simmer for one hour.

Serve over angel hair pasta. Garnish with grated cheese and oyster crackers if desired. Enjoy!

Cincinnati Chili

 1 ½ lbs. ground beef
1 large onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 tsp. red pepper
1 tsp coca
1 T. chili powder
1 T. vinegar
1 T. Worcestershire sauce
3 15-ounce cans tomato sauce

Brown ground beef with chopped onion and minced garlic. Add all other ingredients. Turn stove on high or medium high. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1 hour. Serve on top of angel hair spaghetti. Garnish with grated cheese and oyster crackers if desired.


2 Response Comments

  • Dorothy Harwell Smith  December 18, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Hi Katrina, this is your cousin from Vancouver, WA. We did some work together in the kitchen of your mother in Logan when she suddenly ended up in hospital with a ruptured appendix and she was hosting the family reunion that year!! I was impressed then with your kitchen skills as I am now. Your mom sent me your blog this morning. I’m having fun snooping around it, and guess what? Santa is coming to town soon and I have asked for your book, “The Guy Next Door”. I’m sure I’ll get it, because I’m in pretty good with the old guy. This is a nice recipe, have a Merry Christmas, kiss Nate for me. Hugs, Dorothy

  • Kate  December 18, 2012 at 3:15 pm

    Dorothy, so glad you stopped by. You always make me smile. Hope you like the book and Merry Christmas!