Beef & Bean Chile Verde

January/February 2008

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Chile Verde, usually a slow-cooked stew of pork, jalapeños and tomatillos, becomes an easy weeknight meal with quick-cooking ground beef and store-bought green salsa. Make it a Meal: Serve with fresh cilantro, red onion and Monterey Jack. Add your favorite hot sauce.

"This recipe was great and so quick. I used 94% lean ground turkey, added some corn and also added a little tomato paste to thicken it up and give it some color. I only used an 8 oz jar of green taco sauce because I didn't realize it...
Beef & Bean Chile Verde

95 Reviews for Beef & Bean Chile Verde

Not really a chili verde, but quick and easy!

This recipe came together so fast and was so easy to prepare. Although it's not a real chili verde (it's not even green, by the time you're done), it really is a flavorful, hearty chili. Great week night meal!

Flavorful, quick, super easy
Quick Dinner

One of my family favorites. It's been added to my rotation of recipes. I usually serve it with salad and gluten free corn bread muffins.

Tip: Double the recipe because it will go fast, but better yet makes for great leftovers.

Easy to make and tastes great

All around this is a really great and simple way to get a hearty healthy meal. I used a really good quality salsa and it was pretty tasty.

Stupendous !

Followed the recipe exactly except added a half a cup of Bush's black beans with the full can of Pinto Beans. OMG ! Better double the recipe because after your family tastes this there will not be enough. 5 stars !

Easy and very flavorable
Our go-to recipe, easy and delicious!

My husband and I love this recipe, we top it with a little reduced fat Mexican cheese and avocado, and add ghost pepper salsa for extra heat. It's so fast and easy, is perfect for a weeknight dinner, and is tasty left over as well.


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