Rating: 4.5 stars 4.4
490 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 111
  • 3 star values: 34
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 17

An unusual chili, with cinnamon, cloves, and even chocolate!

Recipe Summary

8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 6 minutes.

  • Add beef, in batches if necessary, and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned.

  • Add chili powder, cinnamon, cumin, allspice, cloves, bay leaf, chocolate, beef broth, tomato sauce, cider vinegar, and red pepper. Stir to mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally.

  • It is the best if you now refrigerate overnight.

  • Remove the bay leaf. Reheat gently over medium heat. Serve over hot, drained spaghetti. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Facts

427 calories; protein 22.2g; carbohydrates 7g; fat 35g; cholesterol 100.2mg; sodium 659.1mg. Full Nutrition