Chili Pie is a delicious way to repurpose leftover chili!
Making Chili with Leftovers:
I have found that I can get my kids to eat just about anything if I season it with cumin, so that makes chili the perfect dinner to use up the leftover bits in the fridge. I have been know to add leftover spaghetti sauce, leftover taco meat, extra veggies, and leftover rice to chili. I think the Italian and Mexican flavors of leftovers add more depth to a traditional chili. I also add whatever beans that need to be used up from baked beans, to garbanzo beans and everything in between. Here are a few of my chili recipes:
Repurpose Leftover Chili with these Recipes:
I often make a large pot of chili and my family doesn't want to eat chili for breakfast, lunch, and dinner until it is gone, so I use the chili as the base for a new recipe. Chili also freezes well. I like to freeze to freeze chili and then use it in one of the below recipes.
Some More Ideas for Using Up Chili:
Make Chili Dogs
Use chili as a dip with chips.
Use it as a condiment over scrambled eggs.
Do you add any unusual ingredients to your chili? How do you repurpose leftover chili?