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Vegetarian Green Chili Stew

Vegan Green Chile Recipe

Make your own homegrown Vegetarian Green Chili Stew in the fall and winter months! This recipe is completely vegan & vegetarian for those of you who want a hearty healthy vegan meal. 


  • 1½ tbsp olive oil
  • 1-2 cups roasted homegrown green chiles, peeled, deseeded, and diced
  • Mushrooms (optional)
  • 3-5 Potatoes, diced (optional, but we love potatoes in this!)
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2-4 Garlic Cloves, chopped finely
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1½ tsp cumin
  • 1½ tsp Mexican Oregano (dried, or use fresh if you got it)
  • 1 tsp pepper (white or regular)
  • 2 tbsp flour (if you use potatoes, you can not use flour if desired, which also makes this vegan stew gluten-free)
  • 2 cups water (or more if needed)
  • 1-2 Cups / Cans of Pinto Beans or Cannellini Beans (optional, we love to make beans from dried beans, but you can also use canned beans, we rinse canned beans with water first.)
  • fresh cilantro (optional)
  • fresh diced avocado (optional)

Heat large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add 1½ tbsp of olive oil and mushrooms to brown (optional, feel free to omit if you don't like mushrooms).  Sauté the garlic, onion, potatoes, salt, cumin, oregano and pepper for a couple minutes to brown. Add flour and stir until it starts to turn brown, then add Hatch green chiles, water, and mushrooms. Stir well to combine. Bring to a boil, add beans (optional),  then reduce heat to low and simmer for about 1 hour to combine flavors. 

Alternative Crockpot Version:
Brown mushrooms, onions, potatoes and garlic in a cast iron pan, then add everything to the crockpot and cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 6-8 hours. 

Spoon into bowls and serve with fresh tortillas and cilantro, we also like to top this vegan stew with diced avocados, shredded cheese (optional) and fresh onions. Enjoy!

Double or triple this recipe if you want to serve a crowd! Even meat lovers will LOVE this vegetarian green chile stew! 

Vegetarian Green Chili Stew Recipe

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