Beef Mole Stew

(from Lucianolinda’s recipe box)

Source: Womans Day

Serves 4 people

Categories: Chili, Chowder, Soup, Stew


  • 2 lb. beef stew meat, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup frozen chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp. Mexican seasoning
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp. diced jalapenos
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp. dried Mexican oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. ancho chile powder
  • 1/2 ts[p. ground cinnamon
  • 2 oz. dark chocolate, chopped
  • Slivered almonds and crumbled queso fresco cheese (optional)
  • Warm flour tortillas


  1. In a 5-quart slow cooker, combine beef and onions. Sprinkle with Mexican seasoning.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk broth, sesame seeds, jalapenos, tomato paste, garlic, oregano, ancho chile powder and cinnamon until combined. Pour into slow cooker and stir to combine.

  3. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 to 6 hours. During last hour of cooking, add chocolate.

  4. Stir before serving. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and queso fresco, if desired. Serve with warm tortillas.

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