Posole is a simple rustic stew commonly eaten year-round in the pueblos of New Mexico—and it is especially welcome in wintertime. Made from dried hominy corn, vegetables, spices and dried red chiles, the stew is usually cooked in large quantities. It is traditionally served with a variety of condiments—especially red chile sauce, freshly roasted diced green chiles, chile pequín and Indian breads, particularly blue corncob breadsticks. The ingredient known as posole—Mexican-style hominy—is found in three colors of corn: white, blue and red, with white being the most common. It is sold dried in the Mexican food section of well-stocked markets or in Latino groceries. If available, substitute dried Mexican oregano for the fresh oregano.
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