Melissa's Green Chile Stew

Melissa's Green Chile Stew


"My sister-in-law from New Mexico made this for us over the holidays. Very delicious and satisfying - especially with home-made tortillas!"


1 h 30 m servings 320 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 320 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 11.5 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.6g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 16.4 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 858 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large stockpot over medium-high heat. Crumble beef into pot and cook, stirring frequently, until well-browned. Drain excess fat, and return to the stove.
  2. Add potatoes, stewed tomatoes, green chilies, onion, and water to the pot with the beef, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour to blend flavors. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and serve.
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  1. 15 Ratings


i'm from new mexico and i would definitely use beef stew meat, ground pork, or other pork meat instead of ground beef. it's ok with ground beef, i use it sometimes, but i prefer the others inste...

My Grandma and Grandpa were the masters of this dish. It's definitely a comfort food. The proportions in the recipe are good, but I go through the whole process of roasting and peeling green c...

I thought this was very good and filling. I didn't have an onion, so I substituted onion powder. I used homemade green verde sauce instead of green chili peppers. It was good, but I thought it c...

Using cubed sauteed pork or chicken instead of ground beef, using chicken broth instead of water, adding oregano and garlic, cubed cooked potatoes, and a drained can of pinto beans will elevate ...

Not bad. I added about 16 oz of beef broth since I wanted more of a soup.

Even with my changes to the recipe, this was just ok. We were disappointed that it was so bland. I used 2 14 oz cans of diced tomatoes and 1 14 oz can of crushed tomatoes and 1 14 oz can of be...

Use pork chunks instead of ground beef and chicken stock instead of water.

Really surprisingly flavorful broth! This was delicious with tortilla chips and a little bit of cheese! Its a definite comfort food soup, it was my meat-and-potatoes husband's first choice whe...

This was pretty good. Next time I will use less potatoes and more green chiles. I added garlic also.