Hopi Corn Stew

Hopi Corn Stew


"Got this recipe from an anthropologist friend in Arizona, and given the use of canned product, it is said to date to the 1920s to early 30s. Spicy and hearty! Serve with hot tortillas."


2 h 30 m servings 511 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 31.2 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 804 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook ground beef until evenly brown. Stir in onions, and saute until soft and translucent. Season with chili powder, and cook for about 2 minutes. Add potatoes, carrots, hominy, tomatoes and chilies. Pour in beef broth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 hours, or until potatoes and carrots are tender.
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  1. 56 Ratings


I had my predominately Hispanic Foods students make this and they all LOVED it. They cooked it from start to finish in under 90 minutes (including clean-up). I altered the directions by cookin...

This was easy to make, I put it in the crock pot after browning the meat with the onion. I also added some jalapeno pepper for extra flavor. Makes a hearty meal with some corn tortillas.

This is good; I love the use of hominy! I realized that it was going to need 'something', so I added some adobo seasoning, garlic, and some cumin. Oh, I also added a ton of cilantro and red pe...

I have made this recipe twice, first with alterations and now following it exactly. Interestingly, the first, modified version turned out better. Instead of putting the potatoes into the stew I ...

This makes enough to feed a small army. I served it to about 20 people (with sandwiches). They seemed to like it and some gave lots of compliments. I thought it was kind of plain. After I mad...

This was awsome! I did change a little as my husband and I enjoy things more as a soup than a stew. I drained the grd. bf., then added a touch of water to season with the chili powder. I also ...

i added garlic powder, dried parsley, bay leaf, and a full beer! fantastic!

My husband and I enjoyed this stew. It's an interesting variation of vegetable beef soup. We enjoyed the chili powder and canned chilies. Definitely not too hot. It could stand more heat if you ...

We have to double the recipe- was good. Left out the chilies because of younger children. Was great the 2nd day with 3 cups of rice added!!!