Bulgur Chili

Published in Recipes, Soups & Stews Author: CentraCare

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup bulgur
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped green peppers
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium tomato juice
  • 1 can (16 oz.) kidney or black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (15 oz.) Ranch Style beans (pinto beans in seasoned tomato sauce)
  • 1 can (14 ½ oz. ) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce, no salt added
  • 1 cup water
  • 2-3 Tbsp. Chili powder
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper, optional

Directions

Place bulgur in large bowl; stir in boiling water. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed. Drain and squeeze dry. Mix all remaining ingredients in a crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Yield: 9 (1 cup) servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 185
  • Fat: 2 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 0.5 g.
  • Trans Fat: 0 g.
  • Sodium: 538 mg
  • Carbs: 33 g.
  • Fiber: 7 g.
  • Protein: 11 g.