Leftover Chili Breakfast Burritos

Laurie Roberts


Here is a yummy way to eat up some of that leftover chili. It's quick, easy and a filling way to start the day! Ingredients here are based on 2 people as it's just me and hubby - and it depends on how hungry we are and how big the burritos are too!

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5 Min
10 Min
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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Unless you're serving a big crowd, there always seems to be leftover chili. This is a great recipe to use up the leftovers! It's a savory and filling way to start the day. The onions add a pop of fresh flavor to the burrito. Very yummy!


2-3 c
leftover chili (homemade, any recipe)
flour tortillas
1 1/2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded (medium or sharp)
sour cream
tomatoes (optional)
green onions, chopped (optional)


1Scramble up some eggs, mix with a little water or milk to make them fluffy. Or just scramble them and season with salt and pepper.
2In a saucepan or microwave, heat up your leftover chili.
3Zap the flour tortillas in the microwave for about 20 seconds to make them soft.
4Place a tortilla on a microwave safe plate. Spoon some chili onto the middle of the tortilla being careful to leave enough tortilla edge to fold up into your burrito. (I would suggest using a slotted spoon. You don't want too much soupiness or it will soak right through the tortilla and make it doughy and fall apart.)
5Layer some scrambled eggs on top of the chili, then top with shredded cheese. Dollop with sour cream.
6Roll up into burrito.
7Put into microwave for about 30 seconds or long enough to melt the cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Chili
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy