Beef Caldillo Stew


Beef simmers with potatoes in a flavorful mixture of sauces and spices to make this terrific Mexican-inspired stew.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
8 servings


  • 3 pounds beef stew meat

  • 1 large yellow onion, diced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can Mexican-style diced tomatoes

  • 1 cup HERDEZ® Salsa Casera

  • 1 ½ cups HERDEZ® Salsa Verde

  • 1 cup prepared chicken broth or prepared bouillon

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2 pounds potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 8 (8 inch) (8 inch) flour tortillas


  1. In a large saucepan, saute stew meat and onions in oil. Add the diced tomatoes, HERDEZ® Salsa Casera, HERDEZ® Salsa Verde, chicken broth, salt, pepper, garlic powder and ground cumin. Cover and simmer over low heat until the meat is tender, about 1 1/2 hours.

  2. During the last 30 minutes of cooking, add the diced potatoes. To serve, spoon stew into warm bowls and serve with warm flour tortillas on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

541 Calories
17g Fat
54g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 541
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 91mg 30%
Sodium 1463mg 64%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 27mg 135%
Calcium 59mg 5%
Iron 6mg 33%
Potassium 1005mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.