Green Chili Stew Recipe

Green Chili Stew Recipe

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

60 minutes


Green Chili Stew Recipe

Green Chili Stew Recipe – SPAMIGO Green Chili Stew would be appropriate to serve during St. Patrick’s Day or any other day you want something a little different.

This recipe courtesy of SPAM® and Richard Mikesell, 1998 Grand Prize Winner.


  • 10 medium tomatillos (about 3/4 pound), husks removed, rinsed and chopped
  • 7 (4.25-ounce) jars CHI-CHI'S® Diced Green Chilies, divided
  • 3 jalapeno peppers, seeded, diced and divided
  • 1 chopped large onion
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 4 HERB-OX® Vegetable Flavored Bouillon or chicken bouillon cubes
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 (12-ounce) can SPAM® Classic, diced
  • 1 (7-ounce) can whole kernel corn
  • 1 cup diced hash-brown potatoes, thawed, or 1 cup diced cooked potatoes


  • 1 In large saucepan, combine the tomatillos, 6 jars diced green chilies, 2 chopped jalapenos, onion, bell pepper, garlic, bouillon, water, celery salt and ground cumin. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered for about 30 minutes or until tomatillos are tender. Cool mixture slightly.
  • 2 Pour stew into blender or work bowl of food processor. Blend or process until ingredients are smooth.
  • 3 Return green chili mixture to large saucepan. Add SPAM®, corn, potatoes and the remaining green chilies and diced jalapeno. Heat mixture over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until potatoes are cooked through, about 10-15 minutes.
  • 4 Ladle stew into bowls and garnish, as desired. Makes about 10 cups.


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