One of the very first recipes I created was a variation on bulgur vegetarian chili. I remember chatting with my mother about one of her favorite recipes, a bulgur chili, that she had made a couple decades ago but since, lost the recipe. She knew it had chocolate and a few other ingredients but other than that, the recipe was lost (and as far as I know, continues to remain lost). My first attempts at bulgur chili were born out of a desire to create a version for her. The recipe has morphed quite a bit since then for a few reasons, first and foremost, texture. I don’t like big chunks of anything in my chili and while I’ve made sweet potato/butternut squash version, they aren’t my favorite. I keep my chili simple and let the bulgur be the star. Read more and see the recipe.