Serves 6, 272 calories, 821 mg. sodium(without condiments)
The consistency of the bulgar lends a meat-like consistency (good
for non vegetarians) to the chili.
Serve this with chopped onion, sliced olives or chilies for toppings.
Good without toppings.
In a medium-size saucepan, bring water and 1/4 t. salt to boil.
- 1 C. water
- 3/4 t. salt divided
- 1/2 C. coarse whole wheat bulgar # 4
- 2 T. vegetable oil
- 1 C. chopped onion
- 1 C. chopped green bell pepper
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 1/2 T. chili powder
- 2 t. oregano
- 2 t. paprika
- 1 t. cumin
- 2 cans (14 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes, undrained
- 2 cans (16 oz each) pinto beans, 1 regular, 1 with jalapeno
Add the bulgar, return to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 20 min. or until the water is absorbed. remove
form heat and set aside.
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
Add onion, green pepper and garlic and saute, stirring until onion
Add the chili powder, oregano, paprika and cumin and stir until
the oil is absorbed.
Stir in the tomatoes and break them up with the back of a spoon.
Stir in the beans, bulgar, and remaining 1/2 t. salt. simmer, covered
, 20 min. or until heated through.