Green Chili with Beef and Potatoes

Adapted from Muy Bueno

Miz Helen's Kitchen

Ingredients

1 tablespoon canola oil or shortening

2 1/2 pounds stew beef, diced

3 medium russet potatoes, diced

1 teaspoon salt plus additional to taste

5 cloves garlic, minced

1 1/2 tablespoons flour

1 1/2 cups Salsa Casera (Jesusita's House Salsa)

2 /12 cups water

Directions

Heat oil in a large skillet.  Place the beef, potatoes, and 1 teaspoon salt in the skillet and cover and cook for about 10 minutes, until meat is cooked and potatoes are tender.

Uncover and add garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes.  Add flour and stir at least 2 minutes.  Add salsa and water and stir.  Let mixture come to a boil.  Add additional salt to taste.  Lower the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.