Hopi Corn Stew –
A Wonderful American Indian Addition to Any Recipe Box!

Continuing with the American Indian Heritage, I’d like to share one of my all-time favorite recipes with you — A yummy American Indian, spicy, hominy-based, based stew that will warm your heart and on any cold weather day.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 medium onion, finely diced
  • 6 medium white potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and diced
  • 3 (8-ounce) cans white hominy, drained
  • 2 (8-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, drained
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper


  • In a large pot, over medium heat, cook the ground beef, turkey, and pork until evenly brown and cooked thoroughly.  Drain and set aside.
  • Add a small amount of olive oil to the pot and add in onions.  Stir and saute until soft and translucent.
  • Season onions with chili powder, paprika, parsley, salt and pepper, and cook for about two minutes.
  • Add chilies and tomatoes and cook for an additional two minutes.
  • Add meat back into pot.  Add potatoes, carrots, and hominy.  Pour in beef broth.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer for approximately two hours, or until potatoes and carrots are tender.

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