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Leftovers Are A Blessing When It Comes To Making Cheesy Chili Burritos

Chili with shredded cheese
Chili with shredded cheese - Rudisill/Getty Images

After investing time meticulously selecting and combining ingredients in addition to perfecting the flavors through careful stirring, your Sunday night chili turned out to be a resounding success. Yet, faced with leftover bowls of chili, that prospect seems less thrilling. Fortunately, there are lots of creative options for repurposing leftover chili. Among the finest is the transformation into delicious cheesy chili burritos. When it comes to Tex-Mex food, you can use a lot of similar ingredients that will work together to create a meal that tastes right.

All you need are some burrito-sized soft tortillas and your favorite Tex-Mex accouterments, such as cheese, refried beans, or guacamole to turn your leftover chili into a new satisfying meal. Whether you're pressed for time or simply not in the mood to embark on a kitchen adventure, this solution is perfect. It's quick to prepare and guaranteed to be as enjoyable as the first time you made your chili.

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How Leftover Chili Elevates Your Burritos

burrito smothered with toppings
burrito smothered with toppings - Marie Sonmez Photography/Shutterstock

Embrace the wonders of leftover chili -- a gift that keeps on giving in the forms of both texture and flavor. The longer your chili stays in the refrigerator, the richer its taste becomes when enveloped in your burritos. The onions and spices in your chili let out their enticing oils while you're busy cooking. But this is only the beginning, folks. The oils continue to release during the cooling process in the refrigerator. After just one day you'll notice its indulgently thick texture that promises an even more satisfying experience with each bite. Who would have imagined that allowing your chili to turn into leftovers would be one of the easiest ways to level up your burritos?

After skillfully filling your burritos with the flavorful chili, consider the complementary sauces you can add on top. A drizzle of enchilada sauce, a touch of mole sauce, or a dollop of salsa not only enhances the taste but also contributes to an appealing presentation. Complete your ensemble by serving it alongside rice and beans to deliver a diverse and aesthetically pleasing dish.

More Meals You Can Make With Leftover Chili

A plate of tacos
A plate of tacos - Candice Bell/Shutterstock

If you still have some leftover chili, here are some more delicious ideas. You can quickly make some tacos. Whether soft or crunchy, you'll have a rich filling of meat in each taco that will make each bite a satisfying experience. Chili cheese fries are another incredible meal that will usually follow after a night of making chili. You'll notice the flavor of the leftover chili creates a sensation unlike any other when paired with the addition of melted cheese on top. The warm and chewy texture of the chili is a perfect balance to the molten cheese that covers the crunchiness of the fries.

If you love nachos, you can turn your leftover chili into a stack of the most delicious nachos possible. Throw on all your favorite toppings and enjoy a night tasting the richness of the chili among all the flavors in this incredibly diverse meal. There are so many ways you can enjoy your leftover chili. Rest assured that a plethora of delectable options awaits, ready to surpass the chili itself and deliver something uniquely delicious.

Read the original article on Daily Meal.