What to make with Leftover Chili: 22 easy recipes

Find out what to make with leftover chili using this collection of 22 delicious recipes. This list includes breakfast dishes, appetizers, and dinner ideas. Choose your beef chili, turkey chili, even vegan chili to use with these recipes.

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Leftover Chili Recipes

Chili is one of my favorite dinners. But what do you do with the extras?

Don’t let them go to waste, try one of these leftover chili recipes instead!

My chili is usually made with beef. But if you prefer turkey chili or even vegan chili, you can use those leftovers too!

If you don’t have leftover chili, you could use canned chili for these recipes instead.

Think outside the chili cheese fries and create a new quick meal!

Other recipe ideas you may enjoy!

This collection of recipes with leftover chili includes:

  • Fun Breakfast Ideas
  • Perfect Appetizers
  • Delicious Dinners

Each of these leftover recipes will tell you:

  • Type of recipe
  • Number of ingredients
  • How much chili you will need.
  • The complexity of ingredients (aka, whether or not you might need to hit the grocery store first)
  • How long it takes to prepare (including cook time)
  • Special diet (Keto, Gluten-free, etc)
  • Equipment needed. (Instant Pot, Slow Cooker, etc.)

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What to make with leftover chili

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Ingredients that work well with chili

These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.

  • shredded cheese, like cheddar cheese
  • feta cheese
  • sour cream
  • green chilies
  • green onion
  • bell peppers like green peppers
  • sweet potatoes
  • black beans
  • hot dog
  • french fries or tater tots
  • elbow pasta
  • tortilla chips or corn chips
  • hot sauce

Uses For Leftover Chili

We want to help readers find new dishes for the food they already have.

Each of these leftover chili ideas gives you key info, that way you can choose the best recipe for your whole family.

Check out the bloggers that created each dish to use their tips and get the step-by-step instructions.

Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items.

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