Incredible Cincinnati Chili--2, 3, 4, 5-way

Incredible Cincinnati Chili--2, 3, 4, 5-way

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Ready in 45 minutes

Here is how to make Incredible Cincinnati Chili-2-Way, 3-Way, 4-Way, and 5-Way. This is not your "Texas-Style" chili, but rather a regional dish that is well-known and loved in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, and the surrounding states. The recipe was originated by a Greek immigrant, Tom Kiradjieff in 1922. He called the dish "spaghetti chili," and added a Middle Eastern flavor to the dish. Since that time, the recipe has had many revisions and versions, This is the version that is popular in the area where I live. It sounds unusual--but most people love it!


2 pounds lean ground beef
2 medium onions; chopped
3 cloves garlic; minced
1 15-oz can tomato sauce
1 cup Beef broth
2 tablespoons Chili Powder
2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate morsels
2 tablespoons White vinegar
2 tablespoons Honey
1 tablespoon Pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
1/4 teaspoon Ground cloves

Original recipe makes 8




Fettucini, cooked according to package directions and drained

(2) 15 oz. cans kidney beans, drained, washed, and heated

4 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

i medium onion, chopped

For the following combinations, it is crucial that you use the order given:

2-Way Chili: Chili served over fettucini

3-Way Chili: Additionally topped with shredded Cheddar cheese

4-Way Chili: Additionally topped with chopped, fresh onions

5-Way Chili: Additionally topped with kidney beans

The only cracker properly served with Cincinnati chili is the oyster cracker. To serve your chili, pick the style you want, layer it on a plate, and surround it with oyster crackers. Enjoy!!!

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