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Can i make chili with spaghetti sauce?

im craving some chili even though it's like a hundred degrees outside but i dont have tomato sauce. i do however have spaghetti sauce and if i season it with enough chili powder maybe it'll taste close enough?

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Asked by tnm786 at 2:55 PM on Sep. 8, 2013 in Food & Drink

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  • I think so yes!
    And I made some yummy stew for dinner last night because the A/C in this house makes you feel like winter is here haha

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 2:57 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • Yep. Actually I made chili today and I just cut up four tomatoes & added some water plus spices. It worked out great,

    Answer by funlovinlady at 2:58 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • Personally, I wouldn't. The spices in chilli don't really go with some of the Italian flavors like basil.
    But give it a try, it may come out yummy!

    Answer by momto2boys973 at 3:02 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • I've done it before and couldn't taste the Italian flavors in it.. Chili powder and cumin mask it well.

    Answer by anestheticsex at 3:31 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • might work- if the chili poweder kills the italian flavors...

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 4:55 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • I have two recipes from my Great-Grandmother and my dad, one is for spaghetti with a sauce and the other is for chili. They both use tomato soup, onions, and meat. I say go for it. I would use something like a tomato soup though if you want to thin the sauce so that it won't get a watered down taste to it though.

    Answer by ducabbage at 7:03 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • chili beans in sauce
    a jar of picante sauce
    ground beef


    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 9:38 PM on Sep. 8, 2013

  • Yes, definitely. It can be really tasty. I'd actually go easy on the chili powder so that some of the Italian flavors don't get lost in it.

    Answer by Ballad at 12:11 AM on Sep. 9, 2013

  • How did it turn out?

    Answer by PandaGwen at 6:11 PM on Sep. 9, 2013

  • delicious! :)

    Comment by tnm786 (original poster) at 7:11 PM on Sep. 9, 2013

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