Recipe by Nick K.
This was my Aunts Green Chile recipe. She was from Pueblo Colorado and they grow the best green chiles you can find. My aunt showed my mom the recipes and my mom showed me when i was just 4. I have it memorized now. Always have chilies roasted. You don't have to use Pueblo chilies. You can use good roasted Hatch Chiles . We like to serve it with canned re-fried beans heated up with cheese stirred in. then make a burrito out of both. Its great on eggs and burritos.
- 1 lb ground beef or 1 lb steak
- 12 hatch chiles or 12 pueblo green chilies, roasted, peeled
- 1 (14 ounce) can tomatoes with juice
- 8 -10 ounces water
- 1⁄4 cup oil
- 2 tablespoons flour
Directions See How It's Made
- Brown and cook meat in skillet then remove to a dish and set aside.Return the skillet to med heat and add the oil. Stir in the flour to make a runny roux. Brown the roux to a golden brown color, stirring occasionally. Do not burn or break the roux.When the roux is golden brown,add back the meat to the skillet still on med. Shred chilies with a fork or chop them. Then add to meat and stir. Break up tomatoes and add 2/3 to 3/4 of the tomatoes and juice to skillet and stir. Add 8 oz of water to it first then if necessary add more if its too thick. Add garlic or garlic powder and salt to taste. Stir. Let chile simmer gently on a lower heat, stirring occasionally, 10 minute.
- Take off heat and enjoy.