Total Time
2hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 2 hrs

This came in the mail along with an advertisement. It sounds simple for a Pozole recipe, but I haven't yet tried it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large pot place meat and enough water to cover all the meat and salt to taste
  2. Set the stove to medium high.
  3. Skim off any foam that rises to the surface, after doing this turn down heat to medium/medium-low.
  4. Let cook for 1.5 to 2 hrs (until meat is fully cooked).
  5. While meat is cooking, in another pot place chiles, garlic, pepper and about 4-5 cups of water for 15 minute.
  6. Remove from pot and put in a blender and blend with salt to taste.
  7. Drain and wash hominy.
  8. When meat is fully cooked add hominy to the sauce and salt to taste.
  9. Bring to a boil for 15 minutes.
  10. Garnish with cabbage, chopped onions, cilantro, radish and oregano. Add lime juice to taste.
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We love a good pot of pozole here, and this was no disappointment! I was trying to use up what I had in the house, so I defrosted a big bag of country-style pork ribs for the meat (I forgot to put the weight on the bag, so I'm pretty sure that I used more than 4lbs). Because the ribs weren't boneless, I had to strain the cooked meat out of the broth, remove the fat and bones, and coarsely shred the meat before adding it back into the broth. I do recommend that you add more hominy if you use extra meat, because we found that it needed more (not detracting from the recipe, that was totally my fault for using I-don't-know-how-much meat, lol). We used all the garnishes except the cabbage because I didn't have any. DH actually enjoyed this so much that he ate it for dinner three nights in a row, which was a relief, since there was quite a bit of soup for only two people (although I'm sure my puppy would've gladly snagged a contributing slurp or two had he been tall enough to reach it). Unfortunately, I didn't get a photo of this -- I made the soup and prepped the garnishes, but left it for DH to assemble in his bowl at night while I was at work. I took some to work with me for dinner, but I really didn't want to post a pic of my soup in cheezy Gladware lol. Oh well, maybe next time! Thanks for posting! Made for PAC Spring '10 :)

Muffin Goddess April 24, 2010