Skyline Chili Copycat Recipe

I’m always a little wary of copycat recipes.
But this one is quite good!!

Degree of Difficulty: Medium
Time Frame: 1 hour 45 minutes

2 pounds ground beef
2 cups chopped onions
4 cups beef stock
2 (8 ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 -3 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 ounce grated unsweetened chocolate or 2 3/4 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons instant minced garlic
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper or 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 bay leaves or 1/8 teaspoon bay leaf powder

chopped onion
finely shredded cheddar cheese

Brown ground beef and onion. Drain.

Add beef stock to beef mixture and simmer 10 minutes.

Add remaining 13 ingredients, simmer uncovered 1 hour.

Remove bay leaf, skim off extra fat.

Serve over hot spaghetti, or hot dogs in buns for chili dogs.

Top with plenty of cheese and onions.

Suggestions and Comments:

  • Husbands love this dish. Just sayin’.
  • You will be stinky afterwards. I won’t go into details.
  • All the spices are needed, don’t leave any out. Each contribute to the unique flavor of Cincinnati!
  • If you serve it over spaghetti, as we do, you will need a pound of spaghetti.
  • This meal serves our family of four with a few leftovers.

Found this on Pinterest!

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