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TexMex Corn Chili Stew

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Is it stew or chili? Either way it makes suppertime simple and tasty.


  • 1 lb (500 g) stewing beef
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) oil
  • 2 onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) tomatoes
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) oregano leaves
  • 4 cobs of corn
  • 1 green pepper, cut into chunks


In large, heavy saucepan, brown stewing beef in oil. Add onion wedges, garlic, tomatoes, water, chili powder and oregano leaves.

Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and cook, covered, about 1 hour, or until beef is tender. Break corn cobs into pieces. Add to stew and cook 10 minutes.

Add green pepper, cut into chunks, and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer.

Serving Size: Makes 4 servings

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