Monday, May 8, 2017

Steak'n Shake Chili 5 ways lookalike recipe



  1. In a skillet on medium low heat sauté ground beef and onions.
  2. When beef has been cooked, drain all grease and place in a medium large sauce pan.
  3. Add celery salt, tomato sauce, kidney beans, garlic powder, garlic salt, chili powder, pepper, water and salt, mix all ingredients.
  4. On low heat place a lid on sauce pan and simmer for one hour, stirring frequently. After chili has been cooking for a hour add tomato paste and stir well. Place lid on pan and simmer an additional half hour.
  5. Serving:
  6. In a shallow bowl or plate place:.
  7. Generous helping of spaghetti.
  8. 3/4 Cup Chili.
  9. 2 Tbs. Chili Sauce.
  10. Chopped Onions (to taste).
  11. 1/2 Cup Shredded Monterey Jack and Colby Cheese Mix.
  12. Top with additional onions to your taste. Any leftover chili can be placed on crisp tortilla chips for a light lunch or a great snack.
  13. Chili sauce can be purchased at most grocery stores in the condiment area. It is sold in a glass bottle, and looks somewhat like the old glass Heinz Ketchup bottles.

Ohio Chili (sounds like Chili 3 ways)


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups spaghetti
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded


1) In a large pot over medium-high heat, combine ground beef, water and chopped onion. Stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

2) After 30 minutes add chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, 1 bay leaf (crack it), garlic, tomato sauce and apple cider vinegar. Stir to combine. Simmer for another 2 hours.

3) Cook spaghetti according to package directions until al dente. Drain.

4) After 2 hours, serve chili over cooked spaghetti. Top with cheddar cheese,