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How to Make Chili from All of Your Leftovers in the Fridge

Do you ever wonder what you could possibly do with all the leftover shit in your fridge? Well we did too. This week, The Black Sheep made “I Have Too Many Leftovers” Chili. This dish is a college favorite because hey, it saves you money, and you don’t have to take your trash out at the end of the day. You might be thinking, “Gross, why the hell would I want to combine all my leftovers into one pot and then eat it again?” Well, we don’t know. But chili powder is a good taste and smell cover-up, so let’s try it out!

What You’ll Need:

-Ground beef (or another meat you have just sitting around in your fridge).

-1/4 teaspoon garlic powder.

-1 teaspoon cumin (cum-in, it’s almost Valentine’s Day, after all).

-1 can diced tomatoes.

-1 can kidney beans.

-1 large onion.

-1 tablespoon chili powder (you can add more if you have particularly gross leftovers).

-Multiple things you want to get rid of in your fridge (good examples are: your roommate’s leftover Thai food from last week, that almost empty bag of cheese, that thing you think might be an avocado, etc.)

Cook Time:
About an hour (ugh, we know).

Fatty Factor:
This is where it gets fun. You can determine the fatty factor by adding less or more fattening foods! We love fat so we used leftover pepperonis from a piece of pizza, some heavy whipping cream, a little bit of Greek yogurt (because who doesn’t love food that’s extra fratty?), and some old-ass spinach artichoke dip.

Let’s Get Baked:

-Peel and chop the onions and garlic.

-Cook meat, onions, and garlic over medium heat for about 9 minutes.

-Drain the meat using a paper towel.

-Add tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, beans and all your leftovers to the meat.

-Heat to a boil and cover, letting simmer for 1 hour.

Pretty simple, eh? And hey, now your fridge is clean. You’re welcome.

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