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Cincinnati Style Chili

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Ingredients
  Ground chuck 2 Pound
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
  Chili powder 3 Tablespoon
  Paprika 2 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened chocolate 1⁄2 Ounce
  Spaghetti 1 Pound
Directions

In a large saucepan, cook the beef with the onion and garlic over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes until the meat has lost its red color.
Drain off any excess fat.
Stir in the chili powder, paprika, cumin, oregano, salt, cayenne, cinnamon and cloves and cook for 1 minute over moderate heat, stirring often.
Add the the tomato sauce, water, vinegar, Worcestershire and chocolate.
Cover and cook gently for 1 hour, stirring frequently.
Uncover and cook for about 15 minutes, stirring often, until thickened.
The recipe can be made two days ahead to this point.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Everyday

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