Chili Cheese Boats

Sheri Zarnick


These subs are Awesome for "The Big Game" parties or just as a casual quick lunch or dinner.

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5 Min
30 Min


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1 lb
ground beef
onions, yellow, medium, chopped
1 can(s)
tomato paste
2 tsp
chili powder
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 can(s)
ro-tel tomatoes (mild or hot) depends on your taste
1 pkg
pepper jack shredded cheese
submarine sandwich rolls (8" long)
corn chips, optional
1 bottle
v-8 spicy juice

How to Make Chili Cheese Boats


  • 1In a skillet brown beef with onions over medium heat until meat is no longer pink. Drain fat. Stir in V-8 spicy juice, tomato paste,chili powder, cumin, pepper, and ro-tel tomatoes.
  • 2Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Until thickened.
  • 3Cut a thin slice off the top of buns, length-wise. Hollow out buns, leaving a 1/4" shell.
  • 4Spoon 1/2 c. meat mixture into each bun. Place on a cookie sheet. Top with Pepper Jack cheese (or cheese of your choice) Broil in oven until cheese is bubbly. It doesn't take long.
  • 5Serve on a plate with corn chips.

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About Chili Cheese Boats

Course/Dish: Beef

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