Most of the time when we think of chili, we think of the traditional spicy stew with meat, beans, and tomatoes. Did you know though that chili can be extremely versatile in flavor and ingredients? Here are some ideas on how to add a twist to this classic fall meal!
A delicious twist on traditional chili. This recipe is a flavorful blend of chicken, white beans and chilies mixed with our Chili Seasoning and Chicken Flavor Soup Mix.
2 lb Diced Onions
4 Tbsp Olive Oil
3 lb Fully Cooked Diced Chicken
21 oz Canned Diced Chilies
1 #10 can Great Northern Beans, Undrained
1 bag V417 Foothill Farms® Chili Seasoning Mix
1 gal Hot Water (180 – 190 degrees Fahrenheit)
1 bag 060T Foothill Farms® Chicken Flavor Soup Mix
Is there anything that says Fall more than tailgating?! With Football Season looking a little more distant this year, customers will love it when you add some delicious tailgate foods to your menu. We are excited to share a few of our favorites with you and how you can use Foothill Farms® Dry Mixes to create them.
Beer Cheese Dip & Pretzel Bites
This warm, hearty dip is the perfect combination of beer and cheese. White Monterey Jack Cheese Sauce mixed with a classic beer creates a savory dip to be served with pretzel bread or chips.
1/2 Gallon of Hot Water (180 – 190 degrees Fahrenheit)
1 1/2 Cups of Beer
1/2 Cup Shredded mozzarella cheese
1 Bag 106T Foothill Farms® Monterey Jack Flavor Cheese Sauce
In large mixing bowl, pour in hot water. Add contents of Monterey Jack Cheese Sauce Mix bag into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth.
Add beer to cheese sauce. Stir to combine.
Add cheese to sauce. Stir to combine.
Serve warm as a dip with soft pretzel stick or soft pretzel bites.
You will have the ultimate pre-gaming appetizer when you make these ultimate nachos. Substitute traditional ground beef with steak and add guacamole to take things to the next level!
3 & 1/2 qts Hot Water (180 – 190 degrees Fahrenheit), Divided
1 bag 094T Foothill Farms® Cheese Sauce Instant Mix
10 lb Ground Beef
1 bag V413T Foothill Farms® Select Taco Seasoning Mix
1 #10 Can Refried Beans
3 & 1/4 lb Diced Tomatoes
3 & 1/4 Cup Sour Cream
9 lb Tortilla Chips
Pour 1/2 gal hot water into mixing bowl or container. Pour contents of pouch (15.0 oz) into water while vigorously stirring with a wire whisk. Continue stirring until mix is completely dissolved and cheese sauce is smooth. Cover and let stand 3-5 minutes. Stir before using. Reserve warm.
Brown 10 lbs. ground beef and drain excess fat. Combine 1 ½ qts hot water (180°-190°F) and contents of seasoning package (6.6 oz) in full-size steam table pan. Mix well. Add cooked meat and mix thoroughly. Cover and bake in 400ºF convection oven for 15-20 minutes; or until product reaches 180ºF. Reserve warm.
Prepare refried beans according to package directions.
For service: Arrange chips on serving plate. Layer 3 oz taco meat, 2 oz refried beans, 1/8 c cheese sauce, 1 oz tomatoes, and 1 tablespoon sour cream.