Chili & Cheddar Cheese Muffins

Tuesday, November 4, 2008
Dinner last night was Quick and Easy Chili and Cheddar Cheese Muffins.

Cheddar Cheese Muffins
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted & then cooled
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine milk, melted butter, egg& cayenne. In a second bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, sugar& salt. Stir in cheese. Add flour mixture to milk mixture and stir batter until it is just combined. The batter should be lumpy. Spoon the batter into muffin tins (buttered or lined) filling each about 2/3 full. Bake 20- 25 minutes.

Quick and Easy Chili

1 lb hamburger
2 T minced onion
1 garlic clove minced
2 (6 oz) cans tomato sauce
1 can Bush's chili beans
2 cups water

Brown and drain hamburger meat. Add remaining ingredients and simmer 45 minutes to 1 hour. Serve over rice and top with cheese.

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