Classic Green Chili Stew

“My mother, who is a wonderful cook, gave me this recipe that she found in a green chili cookbook she purchased in New Mexico. It is so good. The recipe has a list of contributors as well as a list of variations. We like the variation that uses hominy, so I put that one on the ingredient list. Enjoy on a chilly day :)”
3hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown cubed steak slowly in small amount of cooking oil.
  2. Add chopped onion & garlic, then simmer for 5 minute.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and simmer, covered for 3 hours or until meat is fork tender.
  4. This can be put in a covered pan in the oven for around 2 hours.
  5. May be refrigerated or frozen with excellent results.
  6. Variation: Replace 2 cans of hominy with 2-16 oz cans of pinto beans.
  7. Variation: Substitute 2 lbs. lean ground round for cubed steak.
  8. Variation: Omit one can of tomatoes with green chilies and add 2 cups canned tomatoes, chopped.
  9. Variation: For heartier stew add 2 medium potatoes, diced and 2 carrots, sliced, but remember that potatoes don't freeze well.
  10. Variation: Substitute 1-46 oz. can cocktail vegetable juice.

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