New Mexico Chili Stew

For best results, use authentic New Mexican chilies.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 3 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ¾ lb. pork stew meat, cut into 1” chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 can (28 oz.) of roasted New Mexican chilies, roughly chopped or torn apart by hand
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 scallion, chopped

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Add pork and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, onion, and jalapeño, and tomato paste. Cook until onion and garlic soften and become translucent, about 5 minutes more.
  • Add chilies, spices, and chicken broth. Bring mixture to a boil, then lower heat and let simmer until pork is tender, at least 1 hour. Let stew simmer on very low for 2–4 hours. Add a little liquid if it becomes too thick. Top with scallion before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • ¾ lb. pork stew meat, cut into 1” chunks
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 can (28 oz.) of roasted New Mexican chilies, roughly chopped or torn apart by hand
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 scallion, chopped

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven. Add pork and brown on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic, onion, and jalapeño, and tomato paste. Cook until onion and garlic soften and become translucent, about 5 minutes more.
  • Add chilies, spices, and chicken broth. Bring mixture to a boil, then lower heat and let simmer until pork is tender, at least 1 hour. Let stew simmer on very low for 2–4 hours. Add a little liquid if it becomes too thick. Top with scallion before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories220
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol55mg
Sodium1510mg
Total Carbohydrate19g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars10g
Protein23g