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Beefy Chili Pockets

Classic chili and biscuits wrapped up into a convenient, hand held pocket. Makes a perfect packed lunch.
8 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Beefy Chili Pockets

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups cook Ground Beef
  • 1 cup dice Onion
  • 14 ½ ounces Diced Tomatoes, Canned
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin
  • 32 ⅔ ounces Refrigerated Biscuit, Large/Grand
  • 1 cup Cheddar Cheese, Shredded

Freezer Containers

  • 2 Gallon Freezer Bags

Supplies

  • Labels
  • Baking Sheets

Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add cooked beef, onion, tomatoes, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika and cumin.
  2. Press out refrigerated biscuit dough rounds and lay them flat.
  3. Scoop chili mixture onto half of the biscuits, then top with cheese.
  4. Cover the chili topped biscuits with the other half of the biscuits, then pinch sides tightly closed
  5. Brush each pocket with the egg white.
  6. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add cooked beef, onion, tomatoes, chili powder, garlic powder, paprika and cumin.
  2. Press out refrigerated biscuit dough rounds and lay them flat.
  3. Scoop chili mixture onto half of the biscuits, then top with cheese.
  4. Cover the chili topped biscuits with the other half of the biscuits, then pinch sides tightly closed
  5. Brush each pocket with the egg white.
  6. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool.
  8. Flash freeze.
  9. Divide among indicated number of freezer bags, label and freeze.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes.

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