Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili Recipe

This Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili is packed with flavor; serve topped with chopped onion and finely shredded cheddar cheese in the traditional style.

I first made Cincinnati chili using ground chicken several years ago. A friend gave me a can of Cincinnati chili and I came up with a version that was pretty close to it, but with a lot less salt.

Then, a Cincinnati chili enthusiast friend who is also an incredible foodscientist told me that there was probably a touch of cloves and vanilla in the chili too, so I revised my original recipe and came up with thismore flavorful Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili.

This is my youngest son’s favorite meal and he requested it for his 13th birthday dinner. Our family tradition has been that the birthday boy gets to choose whatever he wants for dinner. He chose this Cincinnati chili with all the fixings, watermelon and a virgin pina colada for his birthday meal.This freezes well, so don’t be afraid to make the whole recipe.

I’m posting this recipe for this month’s Recipe Redux where the theme is Back to the Dinner Table: “After the hustle and bustle of the holiday/vacation season, August is the time many families get ‘back to routine.’ Show us your favorite recipe to help families get‘back to the dinner table.’ It might be a favorite family recipe from your childhood that you’ve ReDuxed; or maybe it’s your family’s current favorite. Let’s all gather back at the table!

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Source: Jeanette’s Healthy Living