Green Chile, Tomato, and Potato Soup

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

From New Mexico Magazine. Add a pound of ground lamb or beef if you like. The "chili powder" should read chile, not chili, but the software keeps changing the spelling of the ingredient on me. It should be pure ground red chile, not chili powder, which has other ingredients added to it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium-size soup pot, warm olive oil over medium to high heat until hot but not smoking. Add diced onion and sauté until clear (about 3 minutes), stirring occasionally to prevent burning.
  2. Add garlic and cook 2 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and cook 3 more minutes, stirring to prevent burning.
  4. Add green chile and cook another 2 minutes.
  5. Add potatoes, water, salt, black pepper, and red-chile powder. Stir. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes, stirring occasionally until potatoes are soft. Remove from heat and serve immediately.