Cincinnati Chili

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Welcome to Claire's: 35 Years of Recipes and Reflections from the Landmark Vegetarian Restaurant

By Claire Criscuolo

Published 2014

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Many years ago, a favorite customer of ours, Joe, told us about a chocolate-infused black bean chili that he enjoyed at a couple of restaurants when he lived in Cincinnati. To please him, I developed this recipe to remind him of his old hometown. This chili is made up of two components, the mole and the bean chili. Serve it alone or with brown rice or corn tortillas. Add a simple salad of organic mixed greens with sliced avocado, red onion, and tomatoes, dressed with a dressing of extra-vir