I know that most of you out there love eating a hearty meal after a long day of taking part in camping activities such as hiking. This is the major reason why I decided to write this article which will show you how to make campers Dutch oven chili& cornbread.
By following the recipe in this article, I assure you that you will be able to make a meal that will be a big hit. When making this meal, ensure that the spicy chili is soaked into the bottom of the delicious cornbread.
All the ingredients should go into a big pot and the only thing you should keep on ice is the egg, beef, and milk for the cornbread. In my recipe, I have an 8-quart Dutch oven. However, if you have a smaller Dutch oven, don%u2019t worry as you can prepare a delicious meal by cutting down the ingredients.
-3 pounds ground beef
-1 green bell pepper, diced
-1 large onion, diced
-1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
-8 cloves of garlic, minced
-1 6- oz. can of diced tomatoes
-5 tablespoons of chili powder
-1 16- oz. can of black beans or kidney beans
-1 6-oz tomato paste
-1 tablespoon of ground cumin
-2 tablespoons of ground chipotle powder
-2 8.5-oz boxes of Jiffy cornbread or any other cornbread mix
-1 can of water or beer
-Salt and black pepper
– (Milk and eggs for the cornbread mix)
-Heat coals and then make a layer of hot coals in the pit
-Put your Dutch oven over the hot coals and wait for about 20-30 minutes for the oven to become hot
– Brown the ground beef and then break up the meat using a spatula.
-Add garlic, onions and bell pepper and continue cooking until the vegetables are softened
-Add chipotle powder, chili powder, diced tomatoes, and cumin and tomato paste
-Add beans and the can of beer or water and let it cook for 10 to 15 minutes
-Season your meal with pepper and salt to taste
-Whip up your cornbread mix by following instructions on the box and mix together until smooth and then pour the mix over the top of the chili
-Put the lid on top of the Dutch oven and place about 20 hot coals over the top of the lid
-Your meal will be ready in 30 minutes