Bob Henrick wrote:Jenise, the next time you need a thickener whether for chili or just a veg soup, I find that a can or partial can of generic re-fried beans works wonders, plus it add some good flavor as well. Winter is on the way, and I want to make a pot of Stuarts minestrone soup. it's really good stuff. I like the sound of your chili...bet I would like the taste too.
That would work very well! Thing is, that's not a pantry staple in my kitchen where corn tortillas are always on hand.