Cincinnati Chili & Coneys

Cincinnati Chili & Coneys

Brian CampbellCamfam Cookery
A perennial favorite made every Super Bowl since 1993. My traditional method takes about 3 hours. I have found that you can shorten the time significantly by using a pressure cooker! Only 15 minutes of cook time.
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Cook Time 3 hours
or Pressure Cooker Time 15 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Course Game Day, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish, Snack, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 212 kcal


  • 1 Pressure Cooker optional


  • 1 quart water
  • 2 lbs ground beef lean
  • 1 tsp cInnamon
  • 1 tsp cumin seed or ground cumin
  • 2 onions large chopped
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 toe garlic
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper or chili pepper optional
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • tsp ground allspice
  • 1 can tomato paste 6oz can
  • tbsp cider vinegar
  • 3 large whole bay leaves



  • Crumble raw (do not brown) ground beef into water, add all ingredients.
  • Bring to a boil, then simmer uncovered for 3 hours…
  • OR… put all the ingredients into a pressure cooker (InstaPot) and cook on High for 15 minutes and naturally release the pressure.
  • Remove garlic toe and bay leaves.


  • Serve over thin spaghetti and top with finely shredded cheddar cheese, diced onions, and/or pinto beans.
  • Add a side of Oyster crackers fro Nabisco!


  • Boil all-beef hot dogs for 3 minutes.
  • Remove hot dog from water, let it drain, place on untoasted potato bun, top with finely shredded cheddar cheese.


Calories: 212kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 14gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 98mgPotassium: 274mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 407IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Game Day, Greek, Soup
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