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Wheatberry Chili

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Category: Stews

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Soft Wheatberries
  • 1/2 lb Ground Turkey, Beef Or
  • -Chicken*
  • 1 lg Onion (Or 1/3 Cup Dried
  • -Onion), chopped
  • 1 c Celery, chopped
  • 1 cn (14.5 Oz) Del Monte Chunky
  • -Tomatoes Pasta Style
  • 1 cn (14.5 Oz) S&W Peeled
  • -Tomatoes, No Salt, chopped
  • 18 oz V-8 Juice (No Salt)
  • 2 tb Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 c Ketchup
  • Salt, to taste
  • Garlic Salt, to taste
  • Chili Powder, to taste
  • Cheddar Cheese, grated


Soak "berries" overnight in 2 cups of water. Drain & rinse. Bring 3 cups of
water to a boil. Add wheatberries & bring back to a boil. Simmer for 2
hours, stirring occasionally. Saute ground meat in a little oil, then add
onion & celery. Cook until clear. Combine "berries", meat mixture & the
remaining ingredients. Simmer one hour, stirring occasionally. Serve topped
with grated cheese.

*may delete meat if vegetarian.

Serving Ideas : Served with tossed salad and bread to feed a hungry group!

NOTES : I got this recipe from a friend in the Cascade Bicycle Club. It
doubles and triples easily for a crowd and freezes well also. Be sure to
use the soft wheatberries not hard ones as they soften and cook easier.

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