Chili mac with beef is the perfect meal to have whether you’re camping, hiking trails, or backpacking up a mountain. Don’t leave Mountain House chili mac at home next time you’re out doing these activities. Dive into this classic meal wherever your next outdoor journey takes you. No mess or cleanup. Eat right from pouch. Meal preparation is easy. Just add boiling water. Serve in minutes. 30 year shelf life.Directions: Open package and remove oxygen absorber. Carefully add 2 cups boiling water to pouch. Stir carefully and close zipper. Let stand 8 - 9 minutes. Stir and enjoy right out of pouch.