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

94 Reviews for Beef & Bean Chile Verde


Very thick and filling. I felt that one can of beans left the chili rather sparse (I'm a big bean fan), so I put in two cans of beans. I tried it both as plain chili, and wrapped in whole grain soft shell tortillas. I personally prefer it served in tortillas. Very delicious!!


Wonderful! I made it with no meat and three cans of beans. I also added some frozen white corn and a can of tomatoes. I will make this many, many times!


I made it with no meat and three cans of beans! I also added a can of tomatoes and some frozen white corn. So yummy and easy!


This makes quite a bit...I thought for sure I would have left overs...NOPE! Everyone ate it up even my dad who usually doesn't like spicy food...the flavor is delicious and its very simple to new favorite!


THE BEST CHILI ever!!!!!!!!!!!
I made this a week or so ago-- and everyone loved it. I changed up somethings and sorta doubled the recipe. I ended up using a GREEN SALSA and adding a can of diced tomatos, among other things. BUT it was thick and filling- A GREAT MEAL! I just served with cornbread... but many ate it with chips! I can not stress enough how GREAT this recipe is!!!


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