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Rainbow Chili

Rainbow Chili


  • 1/2 Cup Bulgur, dry
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 2 Tbsp. Canola Oil
  • 2 Medium Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Carrots, sliced
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 2 Green Peppers, chopped
  • 1 Can (26-28 Oz.) Diced Tomatoes
  • 2 Cups Frozen Corn, thawed
  • 2 Cans (15 Oz.) Kidney or Black Beans, drained and rinsed


  1. In small pot pour in bulgur, water, and juice from the canned tomatoes. Heat over medium heat for 5 minutes. Then, reduce the heat to medium-low and cover with lid. Let simmer until bulgur is tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. In a second pot, add garlic, carrots, cumin and chili powder. Heat over medium heat and cook until onions are soft. Add green peppers and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add in tomatoes, corn, and beans to the carrot and onion mixture. Heat thoroughly over medium-low heat.
  4. Lastly, add the cooked bulgur and stir all ingredients together. Let simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes.


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