Mexican Stew

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by ratherbebaking

Great on a cold night. You can change "hotness" to suit your taste. Leftovers are good wrapped up in burrito shells, even though we do not very often have leftovers.

Top Review by SailorDave

Very Tasty, very easy to make. Great cold day eating, warms you right up!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs round steaks, trimmed and cut into 1 inch squares (or 2 lbs stew meat)
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon chili powder
  • 12 ounces canned mushrooms, undrained (I have also used fresh)
  • 1 (12 ounce) jar picante sauce
  • hot cooked rice
  • sour cream
  • shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In large simmer pot (Dutch oven) heat oil.
  2. Brown steak, onions and garlic in hot oil.
  3. Add water, salt, chili powder, mushrooms and picante sauce.
  4. Simmer uncovered on medium low heat for 1.
  5. 5- 2 hours until meat is tender.
  6. Serve over rice and garnish with sour cream and cheddar cheese.
  7. Could probably be cooked in a crockpot.

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