Cookbook:Green Chili Stew

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Green Chili Stew is a New Mexican dish that is known as the beef stew of New Mexico. It is a basic dish with as many variations as there are cooks. Usually served with tortillas or sopapillas.


  • 2 pounds cubed beef stew meat
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 minced cloves of garlic
  • 6 green New Mexican roasted and peeled chiles
  • 2 peeled and dice potatoes
  • 3 to 4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup of celery
  • 1 can of corn (2 if desired)


  1. Place the meat in a skillet and brown it in the oil, remove the meat and place it in a stock pot.
  2. Put the onions in the skillet, and sauté until they are browned.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for an additional couple of minutes.
  4. Remove them from the skillet and add to the meat.
  5. Add all the remaining ingredients, and simmer for 1 to 2 hours or until the meat is very tender.