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This Meaty Chili Spaghetti Is The Perfect Father's Day Meal

Chef Nyesha Arrington showed us how to maker her dad's delicious Cincinnati Chili Spaghetti and we are obsessed.

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Cover up those naked noodles with some steaming hot chili.

You know the drill.

Dad's Awesome Cincinnati Chili Spaghetti (As Made By Chef Nyesha Arrington)


Servings: 4

For the spaghetti:

Olive oil

½ lb of ground short rib

½ lb of ground beef

2 links smoked sausage

1 tablespoon of onion powder

5 garlic cloves

2 tablespoons of tomato paste

3 roma tomatoes

1 onion

36 ounces of marinara sauce

Salt and pepper to taste

Cooked spaghetti

For the garnish:

Parmesan cheese




1. Heat olive oil in a heavy-bottomed pot. Brown ground short rib, ground beef and smoked sausage.

2. Add the onion powder and garlic. Cook until fragrant.

3. Add the tomato paste, cook until caramelized or until the olive oil in the pot has a red tint.

4. Add the tomatoes and onions. Stir until everything is evenly coated and distributed.

5. Pour in the tomato sauce. Bring to a slow simmer.

6. Taste to determine if you need salt and pepper.

7. Serve on top of cooked spaghetti. Garnish with parmesan cheese, scallions and basil.

8. Enjoy!  

Here's a video that shows you how to make it:

View this video on YouTube