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Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

March/April 2007, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008)

Your rating: None Average: 4.3 (260 votes)

This rib-sticking chili offers a hearty mix of wheat berries, beans, peppers and onion. Feel free to add an additional chipotle pepper to crank up the heat in this one-pot meal. Cooked wheat berries will keep for up to 1 month in your freezer and there's no need to thaw them; just stir them directly into the chili.



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Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili Recipe

71 Reviews for Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

09/22/2009
Anonymous

This is one of the best chilis I've had. It had just right amount of heat for us. The wheat berries are chewy & hearty enough that we really didn't miss the meat in it at all.

Tana, Milwaukee, WI

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09/22/2009
Anonymous

I make vegetarian chili all the time and this was an very good recipe. I loved the texture and the taste was amazing. Also, the nutritional value for this dish is very good. My kids loved it too.

Anonymous, Austin, TX

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09/22/2009
Anonymous

I add a cup of diced butternut squash and 1 T of smoked paprika to this recipe. I also use 1/2 red pepper and 1/2 yellow pepper for more color.

Anonymous, Newport, VT

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09/22/2009
Anonymous

Super delish and super easy. Took leftovers to work and after one whiff my coworkers wanted a sample. Have shared the recipe a bunch.

, State College, PA

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09/22/2009
Anonymous

I LOVED this wheat berry chili. Great flavor and texture!!! I cooked the wheat berries a few weeks ago and put them in the freezer. Then I added them to the recipe at the end. Quick healthy weeknight meal. Give it a try!!!

, Concord, NH

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