Hatch New Mexican green chile stew Recipe

Difficulty: Medium | Total Time: 3 hours | Active Time: | Makes: 6 - 8 servings

Classic green chile stew is a simple and tasty dish. It also adapts nicely to other ingredients. The grilled corn and dried onions in this recipe add a pleasant smokiness.

Serve with warm corn tortillas

  • 2 pounds pork, cut in cubes
  • Olive oil (enough to brown meat)
  • 2 large ONIONS, chopped
  • 3 (or more) cloves of GARLIC, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper for color, chopped
  • 1 cup of roasted chopped Hatch chile minimum ... or as much as makes you happy.
  • 3-4 white potatoes, cubed ... potatoes like Yukon Gold are good
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup of sliced fresh green beans
  • 2 cups of chicken stock
  • 1 cup of cooked black beans
  • a bit of dried smoked onion (optional)
  • kernals of one ear of corn on the cob ... roasted on a grill, if possible
  • Dried Mexican oregano to taste (maybe a teaspoon)
  • Cumin powder to taste (maybe 1/2 teaspoon)
  1. Brown pork in olive oil. Remove from oil and set aside
  2. Add onions to oil and cook until softened
  3. Add red peppers and garlic and cook about 3 minutes more
  4. Add chicken stock, Hatch chiles and pork. Simmer about an hour
  5. Add everything else and simmer an additional hour

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