chile verde

[ chil-ee vair-dee, -dey, vur-, chee-le; Spanish chee-le ver-the ]

nounSouthwest Cooking.
  1. a stew of beef or pork, or both, flavored with hot green peppers.

Origin of chile verde

First recorded in 1865–70; from Spanish (Mexico, Texas)chile verde “green chile pepper”
  • Also chil·i ver·de .

Words Nearby chile verde Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chile verde in a sentence

  • Their fare was varied sometimes by a little carni seca, pounded up and stewed with chile verde or chile colorado.

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