Skyline Chili II

Skyline Chili II

9 Reviews 3 Pics
Recipe by  MARBALET

“Super spicy chili con carne! Serve over spaghetti or some other type of pasta, topped with shredded Colby cheese and additional chopped onions if desired. This comes out almost black in color and is VERY HOT!”

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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  1. Brown ground beef in skillet with onions. Drain fat.
  2. Place the whole peppercorns, bay leaves, small red peppers, and crushed red pepper in a spice bag.
  3. In a large pot combine the garlic, tomato paste, water, chili powder, ground red pepper, vinegar, cinnamon, allspice, Worcestershire sauce and salt with the ground beef, onions and spice bag. Cook over low heat for 3 to 4 hours.
  4. When ready to serve, don't forget to remove spice bag and whole garlic cloves.

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This is great Cincinnati chili! "Medium sweat" as far as spiciness. I served it over spaghetti pasta topped with shredded colby/jack cheese and chopped sweet onion. It was definitely different from the chili's we are used to eating. Had a sweet flavor and the cinnamon and allspice was kinda weird, but was definitely complimentary in flavor. I thought it was worth the effort and time to make. I added a little water to the meat when I browned it so it would break down into fine particles instead of crumbles. My hubby didn't like this at all, but he was a trooper and ate his plateful anyway. He said he doesn't like "Yankee chili". My son and I liked ours so much we both gave it 5 stars... I guess it is just a matter of taste. This isn't a traditional Texas style tomato, chili pepper, and meat type chili...if that is what you expect this is not it. If you like "Cincinnati chili" then I do recommend this! This chili freezes and reheats very well. Be forewarned though: it gets spicier after freezing and reheating! Thanks Holly!!!!



This chili tasted great! A touch of sweetness makes it stand out from the rest.

Sharon Leuschner

Sharon Leuschner

I made this and was very happy with the results. It is similar to the Cincinatti Chili recipe that I use and everyone loved it!

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Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 826 cal
  • 41%
  • Fat
  • 58.1 g
  • 89%
  • Carbs
  • 26.8 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 51.6 g
  • 103%
  • Cholesterol
  • 197 mg
  • 66%
  • Sodium
  • 1346 mg
  • 54%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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