Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: The Magical Slow Cooker via Youtube


Transport your taste buds to the charming streets of Cincinnati with this fantastic slow cooker Cincinnati chili recipe! Bursting with rich spices, tender meat, and a hint of sweetness, this beloved Midwestern classic will surely warm your soul and become a staple in your kitchen – trust me.


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In this step by step instructions, The Magical Slow Cooker on YouTube will guide you through the process of creating this iconic dish right in the comfort of your own kitchen. Whether you’re hosting a cozy family dinner or craving a comforting bowl of chili on a chilly evening, this recipe will surely become an instant hit.


  • 2 lb 80/20 ground beef, browned and drained
  • 1 large white onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 4.5 oz tomato paste
  • 15 oz can tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp dark chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups beef stock
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

For Serving:

  • cooked spaghetti noodles
  • shredded cheddar cheese
  • diced white onion
  • canned kidney beans, drained, rinsed, and warmed


Step 1

Add the cooked ground beef to the slow cooker followed by the diced onion, minced garlic, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 tsp ground cumin, 2 tbsp dark chili powder, 1/4 tsp cloves, 1/4 tsp allspice, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp ground black pepper, 4.5 oz tomato paste, 15 oz can tomato sauce, 2 cups beef stock, 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce, and 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar. Mix well to combine.

Adding the ground beef to the slow cooker for the Cincinnati chili
Image credits: The Magical Slow Cooker via Youtube

Step 2

Put on the lid of the slow cooker and set it on high. Cook for three hours (or set it on low and cook for five hours.) Serve it with some spaghetti noodles or just by itself. Enjoy!

Cooking the Cincinnati chili in the slow cooker
Image credits: The Magical Slow Cooker via Youtube

Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili Recipe

Slow Cooker Cincinnati Chili Recipe

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