Hopi Beef Stew

    Hopi Beef Stew


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    About this recipe: This is a native American dish made with beef mince, hominy (hulled sweetcorn), potatoes, carrots, tomatoes and chillies. It's hot, spicy and very satisfying. Perfect for the cold winter months.

    Serves: 12 

    • 1.35kg minced beef
    • 2 large onions, diced
    • 2 tablespoons chilli powder
    • 6 potatoes, diced
    • 450g carrots, diced
    • 500g white hominy
    • 1 3/4 (400g) tins whole peeled plum tomatoes with liquid, chopped
    • 2 (130g) tins chopped green chillies with juice
    • 750ml beef stock
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. In a large pot over medium heat, cook minced beef until evenly brown. Stir in onions and saute until soft and translucent.
    2. Season with chilli powder and cook for about 2 minutes. Add potatoes, carrots, hominy, tomatoes and chillies.
    3. Pour in beef stock. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer 2 hours or until potatoes and carrots are tender.


    White hominy and tinned chopped green chillies can be purchased online. Alternatively, you could use sweetcorn and fresh chillies to taste.

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