This easy green chili recipe will have you making green chili more often. Add our green chili seasoning to pork, green chilies, and tomatillos to make a tasty addition to your enchiladas, burritos, tamales, and much more.
Green chili is tasty to make but can often be time-consuming, by the time you roast the fresh ingredients and slow cook everything together. This green chili recipe that we have created is great if you want quick green chili that can be made in less than an hour. It is perfect for a weeknight meal or if you want to top off your favorite food dishes in a short amount of time. Featuring only a handful of ingredients along with our new green chili seasoning, this is as easy as it gets.
Our green chili seasoning is a combination of 8 spices that create a delicious flavor with a little kick to it. It can be used to make this quick and easy green chili or added to your favorite green chili recipe.
How to Make Chugwater Chili Green Chili
In a medium pot, brown 1 pound of diced pork. You can also cook and shred 1 pound of pork if you like shredded pork in your green chili. If you do not like pork or cannot eat it then try adding 1 pound of chicken to the recipe.
Once the pork is browned, add in a 4 ounce can of diced green chilies (we usually use mild but if you want extra heat you can use medium or hot), 14 ounces canned tomatillos diced (if you use fresh tomatillos roast them in the oven for 10 minutes at 400 degrees until they start to brown, then dice and add-in), and 15 ounces of chicken broth and stir.
Tomatillo Substitute: Add in 3 diced green tomatoes with a teaspoon lime juice.
Now add in 3 tablespoons of Chugwater Chili Green Chili Seasoning. Stir together and simmer for 45 minutes.
How to Serve Chugwater Chili Green Chili
You can use this quick and easy green chili recipe for a variety of purposes. Here are some ideas for adding this green chili to other recipes.
- Add a spoonful into your morning breakfast burrito or smother the burrito in it.
- Make chicken or pork enchiladas and top with green chili.
- Top tamales with green chili.
- Make green chili nachos by topping tortilla chips with cheese and the green chili.
Here are some fun sides to eat with your green chili.
- Make up a batch and eat with fresh homemade tortillas.
- Eat with a side of cornbread.
- Dip corn tortilla chips in the green chili.
- Make sopapillas to go with the green chili as a dessert.
There are so many options for making and using this green chili. This green chili typically lasts about a week in the fridge or you can freeze it and heat it when you need it.
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