Green Chile Stew*
I have been in a green chile mood lately! Last week I made and shared my recipe for chile verde (you should definitely try it if you like spicy food!), so this week I wanted to share a recipe for green chile stew, which is a bit heartier than chile verde, but just as tasty!
I first fell in love with this recipe when my mother-in-law made it for Christmas. She is the type of cook who doesn’t follow recipes, just creates fantastic home cooked meals by pouring in a little of this, and a touch of that. Below is a recipe for green chile stew that is pretty close to my mother-in-law’s recipe. It simmers low and slow in a crockpot, so you can put it on in the morning, and come home to a warm and tasty soup! I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does!
Green Chile Stew
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 cup diced green chile
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 8 cups broth (try homemade broth!)
- 4 russet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 cup diced tomatoes
Add ground beef and onion to a large stockpot or pan, over medium heat. Brown ground beef and onions for 5-8 minutes, or until mostly cooked. Add in green chile, salt, cumin, broth, and potatoes, and bring to a boil. Boil over medium-high heat for 10 minutes, then add in tomatoes. Continue boiling for 5 more minutes, or until potatoes are soft, and remove from heat. Serve with fresh homemade tortillas.
If you want to put this all in a crock-pot and forget about it for 8 hours, you can definitely do that as well. Just leave out the potatoes and tomatoes until about 2 hours until it’s done, then add ’em. It’ll be perfect by the time you get ready for dinner!
*Note: thank you Chile Monster for pointing out my spelling faux pas. I have updated the post to reflect a more proper spelling of green chile (instead of chili). 🙂
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Are you a green chile fan? Have you ever made green chile stew?
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