Sunday, August 26, 2012

Chili & Cheese Muffins Cups




Ingredients:

Pizza Dough:

2 cups flour
1 tablespoon yeast
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
2/3 cup lukewarm water (plus an additional 2 tbsp)

Thick ground Turkey Chili:

2 pounds ground turkey
1 large onion, diced 
1 cup flour 
1-28 ounce can diced tomatoes (remove some juice)
 2-15 ounce cans tomato soup 
1-28 ounce can kidney beans (or two cans)  
3 teaspoons chili powder (or more) 
salt and pepper 
1 dash garlic powder, onion salt, tobasco sauce and liquid smoke (optional) 

1 cup cheddar, grated
1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced
red chili flakes

Directions: 

Chili:

Combine meat and onion in a large pan and cook until meat is browned, drain juices. 

Stir in flour and add tomatoes, soup and kidney beans. 

Add seasonings, stir. Bring to boil, then simmer on low for 1 hour stirring occasionally.

Pizza Dough:

Mix 1 cup of flour with all other ingredients.

Gradually add 2nd cup of flour until it forms a ball. Use your hands to form and knead the dough.

Let the dough rest 10-15 minutes in a bowl covered with a dish towel or saran to keep it warm.

Spread out onto floured board and roll out to 1/2 " thick rectangle. Cut into 4x4 " squares and place into sprayed cupcake pans.

Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown. Fill with chili and top with cheese and green onions.


Recipe adapted from: www.food.com