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Mexican Potato Stew Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Mexican Potato Stew

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"A family favorite, given to me by a friend, quick and easy and delicious. You can add shredded cheese when the potatoes are tender and cook a few more minutes, and the stew is great with sour cream and salad."

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Original recipe makes 5 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins

    50 mins


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and stir in the ground beef. Cook and stir until the beef is crumbly, evenly browned, and no longer pink. Drain. Stir in the diced tomatoes, ranch-style beans, and garlic salt. Bring to a boil; reduce the heat to low.
  2. Layer the sliced potatoes evenly over the ground beef mixture; season with salt and black pepper. Cover; simmer until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.
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Mar 31, 2010

I liked the ease of this recipe. The ingredients are so easy and something I always have in the pantry. It was very filling and made alot. Some cheese on top would be good, but it was good without as well.

Aug 03, 2009

I've made this several times, we really enjoy it. Tastes good and easy to make. This time I added a can of corn.


5 Ratings

Jun 03, 2009

This was ok and edible, but I probably won't make again. I did change the recipe a little. I added onions in with the ground meat and cooked them together. I also added shredded cheese on the top of the potatoes the last 5 minutes of the cooking time.

Jun 05, 2009

Very easy and filling. I had to substitute a can of dark kidney beans for the ranch style beans because I could not find anything like that locally. But we love kidney beans anyways. A dish of this and a glass of milk kept me full for hours and only one dirty skillet!

Sep 05, 2012

I had to add some water to bring it to a boil. Topped with some sour cream and a little salsa!


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  • Calories
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.1 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 14.3 g
  • 22%
  • Fiber
  • 8.8 g
  • 35%
  • Protein
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 838 mg
  • 34%

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

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