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Classic Green Chile Stew and Blue Corn Muffins with Chef Michelle Chavez

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Serves 8

1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat or pork or chicken
2 onions, diced
4 cups chicken or beef stock
2 Tablespoons salt
4 potatoes, cubed
1 red bell pepper, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 cups chopped, roasted green chile
2 Tablespoons cilantro, or more to taste
2 to 3 Tablespoons oil to sauté beef, onion

Dice stew meat into 1/2-inch pieces and brown in a hot saucepan. Add
onions and continue to cook until onions are brown on the edges. Add
stock and salt and bring to a boil. Add potatoes and simmer for 1 to 2
hours. Add diced peppers and garlic. Cook for another 1/2 hour. Finish
with green chile and cilantro, cooking for another 15 to 20 minutes.

Optional ingredients: posole, pinto beans, corn, tomatoes, Chipotle en
Adobo, crushed coriander seed

Blue Corn & Green Chile Muffins


Makes 1 1/2 to 2 dozen

3/4 cup softened butter
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 cup corn
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
3/4 cup diced green chile or 1/4 cup minced jalapeño
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup blue cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder (at high altitude)
1 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease muffin tin or use paper muffin cups.

Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together. Slowly add the egg/milk mixture to the creamed butter and continue to mix until well combined. Add the corn, cheeses, and chile and combine well.

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and blend well. Pour into the muffin tin and bake until just firm, about 25 minutes.

Shopping for Ingredients

Many of the ingredients for our recipes are available directly from the Santa Fe School of Cooking. Shop Ala Cart or Purchase all the Ingredients as a Package.

Ingredients and Tools available at the School of Cooking

(Medium heat.) - $7.65
(White Posole:1.0 lb. can) - $10.00
(12 oz.) - $10.00
(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
(1 lb. can) - $10.00
Total Cost: $43.55

Other Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds beef stew meat or pork or chicken
  • 2 onions, diced
  • 4 cups chicken or beef stock
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 4 potatoes, cubed
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons cilantro, or more to taste
  • 2 to 3 Tablespoons oil to sauté beef, onion
  • Blue Corn and Green Chile Muffins
  • /4 cup softened butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 3/4 cup diced green chile or 1/4 cup minced jalapeño
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder (at high altitude)
  • 1 teaspoon salt