Mexican Beef Stew Recipe
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Mexican Beef Stew Recipe

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Instead of chuck roast, you can also use eye of round for this recipe. You can also serve it with noodles, rice or flour tortillas if you like.—Pat Dazis, Charlotte, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (16 ounces) fat-free refried beans
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pickled jalapeno slices
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • Sour cream

Nutritional Facts

2-1/4 cups: 467 calories, 17g fat (6g saturated fat), 112mg cholesterol, 694mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 7g fiber), 41g protein.


  1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cut roast in half; transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.
  3. Remove meat; cool slightly. Cut meat into bite-sized pieces and return to slow cooker; heat through. Serve with sour cream. Yield: 8 servings (4-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Mexican Beef Stew in Taste of Home Everyday Slow Cooker & One Dish Recipes Annual 2009, p34

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lolohiser User ID: 5362556 256590
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2016 Edited Dec. 1, 2016

"It is different. Good every once in awhile."

stormxchaser57 User ID: 6115232 173606
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2011

"I thought it was pretty good, I would have liked it better if it were thicker and I thought it needed a little bit more flavor, but overall it was good!"

chrisandma User ID: 1191122 90767
Reviewed Apr. 19, 2011

"pretty yummy"

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