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Traditional Cincinnati Chili Recipe

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This recipe for Traditional Cincinnati Chili, by , is from The Free Christian Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Cheryl Mansfield


1 tsp. allspice
2 lbs. lean ground beef, browned
onion to taste
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
tsp. minced garlic
2 T. chili powder
tsp. black pepper
4 c. water
1 (15 oz.) can red kidney beans (rinsed & drained)
1 t. apple cider vinegar
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
tsp. salt
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
shredded cheddar cheese for topping (optional)

Thicken with cornstarch/water mixture to desired consistency. Double recipe to fill a crock pot.




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