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

93 Reviews for Beef & Bean Chile Verde

The perfect quick meal

I made this after coming home for a long day of errands. I was able to feed the very hungry family within 30 minutes, start to finish. It was wonderful. I served it over rice with fresh cilantro and queso fresco cheese. It was a filling meal for sure. Will be making this again.

Quick and Easy

I love this recipe! It makes a distinctly flavored chili. I put half a can of fire roasted tomatoes in it and that made it extra good.

Super easy, delicious
Best Chili!

This is my go to recipe for chili when I don't make chili con carne. I used ground pork to make it more like true chili verde, a green pepper, no cayenne & salsa verde. (Be careful of the jarred salsa. It can vary in spicyness) It is a little spicy but it is so perfect on a cold winters day especially with home made corn bread or muffins.

Excellent flavor

Not a huge fan of beans, but this was just the right amount. I made it last night for supper for my husband and I, and his mother came over. We all loved it and I plan on making it a lot more!

Way too spicy.......

I made this halving all of the spicy ingredients. I love the spice as does my husband, but not kids not so much. It was the spiciest chile I have ever eaten! I have a recipe for chile that I make and it is no slouch, but this was so spicy, I almost couldn't eat it. It was very plain tasting, not enough flavors and not enough beans.

Smells amazing, contains ground beef, quick prep. time.

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