6 Ways to Great Vegetarian Chili

A bowl of chili is the perfect thing in cold weather. Cook up a pot on the weekend, and it's a no-stress weeknight meal. Make it vegetarian, and you've got the ultimate low-fat, high-fiber, feel-good dinner. Try these six recipes Chowhounds swear by:

1. Walnuts and bulgur give Cook's Illustrated's ancho-spiked chili a "meaty texture." –pagesinthesun

2. Vegetarian Black Bean Chili with Orange and Cumin is "something a bit different." –rararachel

3. With lots of vegetables, Emeril Lagasse's chili is "delicious, and very healthy." –Tom P

4. Pierce Street Vegetarian Chili includes lentils, chickpeas, and barley. –lilham

5. This "delicious" Vegetarian Green Chili gets its hue from tomatillos, green chiles, and spinach. –piccola

6. With plenty of cumin and oregano, Greens Restaurant's Black Bean Chili hits classic notes. –dkenworthy

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Photo of CHOW's Basic Vegetarian Chili by Chris Rochelle / CHOW.com