Chili With Too Much Salt

We over salted Chili and was wondering what to do. Any ideas?

John Barnwell

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March 7, 20050 found this helpful

Sometimes if you add chunked up potatoes to soup they seem to absorb some of the salt. I don't know if this would work for chili, though. You might just make another batch, this one without salt, and add it to the first one. Chili freezes beautifully.

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March 8, 20050 found this helpful

Add a small amount of sugar to counteract the excess salt. Begin with small amounts so you don't overdo it. Quit adding sugar when you no longer taste the saltiness but it has to be done with very small amounts so you can guage properly when to quit.

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March 8, 20050 found this helpful

Add lots of grated raw potatoes, and the juice of half a medium sized lemon. This will drastically reduce the saltiness of the chilli.

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March 8, 20050 found this helpful

If you oversalt chili or soup or anything like that, take a couple potatoes, peel them, cut them in big chunks (that can be fished out later) and put them in the pot. They'll soak up the salt in no time. When all else fails - add a couple more cans of tomato sauce/paste, a can of beans and another pound of browned hamburger. Then you'll have enough to freeze.

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March 8, 20050 found this helpful

How about serving it over spaghetti made with no salt?

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March 9, 20050 found this helpful

Next time, do not salt it at all and let the family add salt at the table!

Holly

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March 10, 20050 found this helpful

I find adding more tomato puree helps disguise the salt.

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March 10, 20050 found this helpful

I have tried the potato cure and quite honestly it didn't do as much as claimed....I would simply make another batch and not salt it and mix them together and freeze the excess for another time...modification for over seasoned food seldom works unless you just add more of the same basics and eliminate the problem ingredient....

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February 12, 20060 found this helpful

read above and used a large potato, cut up, and a little sugar at a time. Worked like a charm :)

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April 9, 20080 found this helpful

thanks

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January 24, 20150 found this helpful

Don't use sugar. Changes the profile of the Chili.

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February 10, 20160 found this helpful

If you typically eat crackers with your chili, try eating unsalted crackers to counteract the saltiness in the chili.

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