Mexican Stew

Mexican Stew

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Julie McCaskey

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I always double the recipe, and never have leftovers...it's that good.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Cook:
1 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lb
    pork shoulder, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 large
    garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 3/4 tsp
    each - ground cumin & salt
  • 1 can(s)
    16 oz - of tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    7-14oz can of green chilis, depending on your taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/2 c
    water - optional

How to Make Mexican Stew

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil and brown pork*, onion, and garlic in a Dutch oven, pour off drippings. Drain chilies ~ reserving the liquid ~ add to pork.
    (*I also have used beef stew meat)
  2. Combine oregano, cumin, & salt ~ sprinkle over pork mixture. Mix thoroughly. Add tomatoes & water ~ stir to combine.
    You can add a tsp of fennel seed if you like the taste.
  3. Cover tightly & simmer 1 hour 15 minutes or until pork is tender.
    I put this meal in a slow cooker and cook on low all day.
  4. Combine the cornstarch & reserved chili liquid, gradually stir into stew and cook uncovered until thickened.
    If using a slow cooker, turn on high and cook to desired consistancy.
  5. Garnish with sour cream and green onion.
    Can be served over corn bread or rice.
    Enjoy!

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About Mexican Stew

Course/Dish: Beef Pork



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