Prep: 10 Mins Cook: 15 Mins

A bowl of weeknight comfort. Enjoy your chili with cornbread and a tall glass of ice-cold iced tea. This chili also performs double-duty - enjoy some now and freeze some for later.

Quick Ortega Chili



COOK beef in 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven until brown. Stir in beans, salsa, water and seasoning mix. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes. Spoon half of chili into 2-quart freezer container or two 1-quart freezer containers. Seal, label and freeze for up to 2 months. Serve remaining chili with sour crean and shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.

TO REHEAT FROZEN CHILI: Transfer frozen chili to 5- to 6-quart Dutch oven; cover. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 35 to 40 minutes or until heated through. Serve with sour cream and shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.
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