Instant Pot

Cincinnati Chili

Instant Pot Cincinnati Chili

The sweet and savory flavors in this Instant Pot Cincinnati Chili is the reason this chili recipe is iconic – it’s delicious!

Sweet and savory spices, ground beef, and tomato sauce

Also known as Skyline Chili

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Prep Time: 5 MIN

– Ground Beef – Onion – Garlic cloves – Chili powder – Cumin – Ground cinnamon – Allspice – Cayenne – Ground cloves – Salt – Beef stock – Tomato sauce – Apple cider vinegar – Tomato paste – Granulated sugar – Worchestershire sauce – Unsweetened cocoa powder

Time: 10 mins


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Step 1

Layer the ingredients- Place the uncooked ground beef in the inner liner. Top with the diced onion and minced garlic.

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Step 2

Layer the ingredients-  Sprinkle the chili powder, cumin, ground cinnamon, allspice, cayenne, cloves, and salt on top of the beef. Sprinkle in the granulated sugar and the unsweetened cocoa powder.

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Step 3

Add the Liquids-  Pour in the Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, and tomato sauce. Top with the beef stock. Do not stir.

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Step 4

Pressure Cook-  Pressure cook for 10 minutes and allow a natural release for 10 minutes.

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Step 5

Stir in the chili-  Break up the ground beef using a meat chopper and stir to combine the ingredients.

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What way do you like your Cincinnati Chili?

3-way – chili topped with cheese on a bed of spaghetti. 4-way – chili topped with cheese on a bed of spaghetti with either onions or beans. 5-way – chili topped with cheese on a bed of spaghetti and topped with onions and beans.