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Chili Stew

Posted on July 18, 2010 at 3:06 PM

This flavorful chili beef stew is made with stew beef, chile peppers, corn, kidney beans, garlic, onions, green pepper, and chili powder.



•2 pounds stew beef, cut in 1/2-inch pieces

•2 tablespoons vegetable oil

•1 cup chopped onion

•1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

•2 cloves garlic, minced

•2 tablespoons chili powder

•2 cups tomatoes

•1/2 cup ounces) chopped mild green chile peppers

•1 cup heated beef broth

•1 teaspoon salt

•2 tablespoons flour

•1/4 cup water

•2 cans kidney beans or small red beans (28 to 32 ounces total)

•2 cups frozen sweet corn 



In a heavy Dutch oven or kettle, brown stew beef in vegetable oil. Remove meat; set aside and drain off all but 2 tablespoons of drippings. In the same kettle in the drippings, sauté onion, green pepper and garlic. Stir in chili powder. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, for about 1 minute. Add tomatoes and green chile; stir in hot beef broth. Add salt. Return meat to the pot; lower heat, cover, and simmer for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until meat is tender. In a cup, blend flour with 1/4 cup water; stir into the stew. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add beans and corn and heat thoroughly.

This beef stew serves 8.

Categories: Soups and Stews Including Chilis

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