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

Easy and Delicious

From somewhere who is not experienced in the kitchen, this recipe was super easy and delicious. It didn't require too many ingredients that I did not already own and was very quick. I followed someone else's review and used ground turkey, and it came out great!


Surprisingly easy to make. And tastes very good. Let it set a day (if you can wait) to let the flavors grow stronger.

The key is finding the right green salsa for your taste levels, but that's easy enough to play around with

easy, tasty

This recipe had more meat, beans, and veggies than sauce, so it was really satisfying. Easy to adjust the "kick" by varying the spice amounts.

Easy to prepare, lots of flavor
My Husband loves this dish!

This is one of those recipes you need to keep on hand for a filling and delicious meal that comes together quickly. My husband is Mexican and he loves this concoction!

It is so easy to make. It has just the right mis of flavors. My husband and son loves this recipe.
Love this!

I love this recipe! It's cheap, easy and healthy. It was way too spicy though so I'll be reducing the amount of spices next time. This will be a recurring meal for me.

Filling, makes a lot

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