|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 2g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||1%|
|Total Carbohydrate 41g||15%|
|Dietary Fiber 10g||37%|
|Total Sugars 7g|
|Vitamin C 69mg||346%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Wheat berries add healthy whole grains and texture to this filling vegetable chili recipe. Never cooked with wheat berries before? This easy vegetarian and vegan wheat berry chili recipe is a good place to start, as chili is a familiar and easy to cook meal.
Vegan wheat berry chili recipe and photo courtesy of the Wheat Foods Council.
1 cup wheat berries
3 cups water
1 large onion, chopped
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
4 teaspoons chili powder, or to taste
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
1 (28-ounce) can tomatoes
2 cups vegetable broth
1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained
1 (15-ounce) can white beans, drained
Salt, to taste
Cook wheat berries in 3 cups of water for 1 hour until tender; add more water if necessary, drain. Rinse wheat berries with cool water and drain thoroughly.
In the microwave on medium heat, cook onion, green and yellow pepper for 1 minute, or until desired softness.
In a 4-quart pot, combine remaining ingredients with microwaved vegetables. On the stovetop, bring to a boil and simmer uncovered 1 hour or until desired consistency is reached, stirring occasionally.