Cincinnati Chili1 pound ground beef (turkey or chicken works too)
approx 2/3 cup water
1/2 cup chopped onions
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
4 teaspoons chili powder
1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/3 of a 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate hunk, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/3 teaspoon dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon pepper
dash ground cloves
1 can (16 ounces each) kidney beans
Hot cooked spaghetti
shredded Mexican blend cheese
In Dutch oven or large pan with high sides cook the onions and beef in water until meat is no longer pink.
Add garlic, tomato sauce, chocolate, spices, and vinegar. Cook for 10-15 minutes on low to medium heat until everything is cooked through and it thickens some.
In separate pan heat the beans and liquid from the can until beans are soft but still hold their shape. Approximately 5-10 minutes.