One-Eyed Jack's Vegetarian Chili

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 34 mins

One-Eyed Jack, notorious gunslinger in his youth, couldn't hit the broad side of a barn, much less a buffalo for chili. So he became a vegetarian in his older days.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large pot; add garlic and allow to sizzle until aromatic, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add onions and cook over medium-high heat, stirring, until onions are tender, several minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, green chilies, vegetable broth, and spices from first spice dump; stir thoroughly.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, then stir in bulgur wheat.
  5. Reture to a boil, if necessary, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes.
  6. Add spices and chiles from second spice dump, and mix together thoroughly.
  7. Add kidney beans, if using.
  8. Simmer 10 more minutes and remove from heat; serve.


Most Helpful

i like it , much

fazrab February 04, 2012

This turned out great!! Just what I was looking for. DH requested chipotles instead of the serranos next time - very simple variation there!! i did let it cook much longer to let the flavors blend a bit so I added an extra cup of broth. Thanks so much!!

Mindelicious March 09, 2011

This was really good. I didn't have bulgur wheat, so I used quinoa, but other than that I stuck tot he recipe and it came out extremely tasty and spicy. I will definitely make this again.

caetb September 20, 2002

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