Cincinnati Chili

You can eat this chili three-way, four-way, or five-way. Three-way means chili, spaghetti, and grated yellow cheese. Four-way is three-way plus either beans or onions. With five-way, you get it all; chili, spaghetti, cheese, beans, and onions.

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  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 3 large onions, chopped (3 cups)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate pieces
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 16 ounces fettuccine, broken into 4-inch lengths
  • 2 15 ounce can kidney beans
  • 3 cups shredded American cheese (12 ounces)
In a 4-1/2-quart Dutch oven cook beef, 2 cups of the onions, and garlic until beef is brown and onion is tender. Drain fat. Stir in remaining ingredients except fettuccine, kidney beans, cheese, and remaining onion. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer over low heat for 1 hour. Skim off fat.
Cook fettuccine according to package directions; drain. Keep warm. In a 2-quart saucepan heat kidney beans; drain. Keep warm. To serve, divide fettuccine among 8 plates. Make an indentation in center of each fettuccine portion. Top with meat sauce, beans, remaining onions, and cheese. Makes 8 servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 768, Fat, total (g) 30, chol. (mg) 136, sat. fat (g) 14, carb. (g) 77, pro. (g) 49, sodium (mg) 1123, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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