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Quick Texas Stew Recipe

Quick Texas Stew

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"A delicious Tex-Mex Chili even the non-cooks will enjoy. Serve with picante sauce and tortilla chips OR you can put some picante sauce right in the bowl, if you like."

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  1. In Dutch oven, over medium heat brown and drain 1 pound ground beef.
  2. Mix in diced tomatoes, ranch style chili beans, corn with liquid, minestrone soup. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Cover and simmer 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 08, 2003

This was a fast and friendly recipe for sure! With some cooked ground beef it becomes a meal using all canned goods, a perfect 20-minute dinner. I added tomato soup instead of minestrone and added a can of kidney beans as well to stretch it a little further. Delicious!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 08, 2005

My family enjoyed this meal. I added some chili powder and cumin to the mix to suit our tastes a bit. I served it with cheese biscuits. My husband asked for seconds:) It's a keeper!!


10 Ratings

Oct 19, 2004

Pretty good! I added 28 oz. of diced tomatoes, some chipolte salsa and seasonings like crused red pepper, garlic salt and ground pepper. I served it with cheese on top and corn bread. I also used ground turkey. I will make this again for a quick meal!

Jul 23, 2003

This was great and its SOOO easy to make (my personal favorite kind of recipes!)! Although we love ranch beans, there was none available so I used a can of northern beans instead. Also, it was a little too thick, so I added a SMALL can of V8 "spicy& hot" juice to the stew. Turned out great. Mild kick but great taste. I sprinkled a little cheddar cheese over my bowl to melt but the stew was great as is!! Would make again! Thanks for the EASY recipe Sam!!

Apr 24, 2003

This is truly good, especially considering how simple it is. It sounded weird at first, but try it! I used 2 cups frozen corn instead of canned.

Nov 03, 2012

Wow, I haven't thought of this recipe in a long time. I used to make it when my boys were young & we were short on time. I was surprised that Target didn't have the Ranch Style Chili Beans so I had to use Aldis brand of Chili Beans. I also subbed Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes and some chopped up Roasted Hatch green chilies (that I had in the freezer) for the Rotel. Added in about 3 heaping T of my homemade habanero salsa (we like things spicy). This recipe is very easy to make with things in the pantry. I just had to pick up the soup. I did drain the corn (to rid some of the sodium).

Nov 18, 2010

easy, fast, yummy

Dec 31, 2004

This was very good - will make it again. As others suggested added chili powder and cumin to suit. Also added some chopped green pepper and onion. We froze what we didn't use for another day.


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  • Calories
  • 617 kcal
  • 31%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51.9 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 33.6 g
  • 52%
  • Fiber
  • 10.4 g
  • 41%
  • Protein
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 1593 mg
  • 64%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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