Vegetarian Chili

Suketu Mehta

"One night last summer, I made a chile-spiked chili for my family: my parents, my sons, my partner, and her parents." Read Suketu Mehta's essay, "Fire in the Belly Recipe: Vegetarian ChiliTodd Coleman

Author Suketu Mehta gave us the recipe for this chili. We recommend making a lengthwise slit down the side of each of the fresh chiles to release some of their intense floral heat (see Taming the Heat in Chiles for more about this technique).