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Green Chili Stew Recipe

Green Chili Stew Recipe

Anaheim chilies are the top crop in New Mexico. I roast them to use in a variety of dishes. Peppers give this down-home stew a wonderful rich flavor my family loves.—Mary Spill, Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 50 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 8 to 10 Anaheim chilies, roasted, peeled and chopped or 3 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried coriander


  • 1. In a large kettle or Dutch oven, brown beef and pork; drain. Add remaining ingredients. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes. Yield: 10 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One 1-cup serving (prepared with ground chuck and low-sodium tomatoes and without salt) equals 2-1/2 meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 starch; also, 247 calories, 58 mg sodium, 63 mg cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 20 gm protein, 12 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.