After browning ground beef, I push the meat to one side of the pan and tilt the pan so the grease runs to the opposite side. Then I easily draw it out with a turkey baster. —Diane A., Lake Orion, Michigan
“This hearty recipe is fast and easy to make and many of the ingredients are already in my pantry.” If your family doesn't like green olives, use black instead or skip them all together. Lana Backus - Vonore, TN
“My husband and I both love these roll-ups. I often serve them with broccoli and cheese. They must be good, because this recipe won a first place prize at the Iowa State Fair!” Jessica Cain — Des Moines, IA
Meet the Cook: The basis for this recipe was handed down to me by my aunt, who said she got it from a "grizzled Montana mountain man". I added some zesty ingredients to come up with the final version.
Hot food is something that my husband's family isn't accustomed to. So I adjust the spices for them. In fact, with a few simple alterations to the "heat" index, I can serve this chili to anyone.
Chad and I and our 2-year-old son live 12 miles from town in the country.
-Lisa Humphreys, Wasilla, Alaska