Leftover Chili Nachos
Unless I’m stuffing it into sweet potatoes or using it as a love nest for eggs, the last bits of a pot of chili often make their way onto tortilla chips. Baked with cheese and topped with fresh salsa, canned beans, and avocado, nachos for dinner is often my kids’ vote when it comes to […]
Leftover Chili Baked Eggs
Stretch the last of the beef or vegetarian chili into a delicious new dinner by dropping in a few eggs. Leftover Chili Baked Eggs is the ideal “breakfast for dinner” situation and ready in about 15 minutes. Serve it topped with sliced avocado and warm tortillas or tortilla chips for dipping.
Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
I’ll say it again. This is my favorite way to stretch leftover chili, sloppy joes, taco filling or lettuce wrap stuffing when there’s not quite enough leftovers to go around. If you don’t know where to start with meal prepping, my suggestion? Bake some sweet potatoes. Try will get miles out of them.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
I’ve converted many vegan chili skeptics with this Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili. Stirring in a can of refried beans makes it thicker, heartier, and bumps up the protein. And while it looks like a lot of ingredients, most are spices or pantry staples. You can pull this off after work in under 40 minutes, […]
Slow Cooker Chili con Carne
For when it’s totally inconvenient to brown meat and saute vegetables, enter the easiest Slow Cooker Chili con Carne. This is a true set and forget recipe. The end result? It’s hearty, bold, slightly tangy, and makes plenty to stretch into “can’t wait for dinner” leftovers.
Slow Cooker Chicken Chili
Keeping things unfussy is what motivates me to sign up for the dinner shift more often than not. Like a dump and go chili that doesn’t require cutting up raw chicken or any sort of browning (P.S. Anyone else despise cutting up raw chicken?). Using less stock (only 2 cups) and mashing a can of […]