Charlie's Green Chile Stew

Recipe by zeldaz51
READY IN: 1hr 20mins


  • 14
    cup lard (or oil)
  • 1
    lb lean pork, cut in 11/2 inch cubes (we use tenderloin)
  • 2
    tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1
    lb potato, cubed
  • 3
    cups finely chopped tomatoes (we use Muir Glen Fire Roasted, a mix of both diced and crushed)
  • 34
    cup roasted peeled and chopped green chili
  • 2
    finely chopped garlic cloves
  • 14
  • 12
    teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • 2
    quarts water (we use homemade chicken stock if we have it) or 2 quarts stock (we use homemade chicken stock if we have it)


  • Heat lard over medium heat in a heavy 4-qt. pot. Dredge pork cubes in flour, brown in melted lard about 15 minutes, then add remaining ingredients. Simmer, partially covered, about 65 minutes. Can be cooked in a slow cooker for 4-6 hours, using less liquid.