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


Super easy recipe that has a great kick to it! Even using a salsa verde that was lower in Sodium than many of the others I found at the store, it was still a bit on the salty side for my personal tastes. I toned it down with some frozen corn and a chopped tomato. Tasted great. Next time I think I'll try adding some cooked elbow noodles. I may not be able to legitimately call it "chili" after that, but I think that'll better suit the needs of my more "delicate" palate. : )


Substituted soy "meat" crumbles for the ground beef, since I'm a vegetarian, and it was delish.
My husband LOVED it, which surprised me since he doesn't like verde sauce of any kind.
Definitely will make again.


Loved it! But the salsa I used was farrrr too spicy! Watch out! This chili's a scorcher!


Love it's simple ingredients and yet amazing flavors!! oh and healthy!
I always have salsa verde in my pantry after making this!


Amazing, Amazing, Amazing..I followed the recipe ALMOST exactly, i substituted ground turkey instead and i added as a small can of baked beans. It was a fantastic mix and the perfect amount of spicy. I cannot say enough great things about this recipe.


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