Best Vegetarian Chili

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Best Vegetarian Chili

Why This Recipe Works

Vegetarian chilis are often little more than a mishmash of beans and vegetables. In order to create a chili—not a bean and vegetable stew—we’ve found replacements for the different ways in which meat adds depth and flavor to chili. Walnuts,...

Why This Recipe Works

Vegetarian chilis are often little more than a mishmash of beans and vegetables. In order to create a chili—not a bean and vegetable stew—we’ve found replacements for the different ways in which meat adds depth and flavor to chili. Walnuts, soy sauce, dried shiitake mushrooms and tomatoes add hearty savoriness. Bulgur fills out the chili, giving it a substantial texture. The added oil and nuts lend a richness to the chili, for full, lingering flavor.

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Chili and Stew Go VegetarianSeason 13, Ep. 1324

Host Christopher Kimball travels to Foxy Farms in the Salinas Valley to see where the nation’s produce is grown. Then he heads into the test kitchen with test cook Becky Hays to learn how to make the ...