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Ancho Pork and Hominy Stew

Ancho Pork and Hominy Stew
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Total time 45 mins
Yield

6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)

This pork stew recipe is an easy way to feed your family meat and veggies in one dish. Readers rave that it's quick, easy, and consistently delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons ancho chile powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained

Nutrition Information

  • calories 300
  • fat 8.3 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 3.7 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 28.9 g
  • carbohydrate 26.9 g
  • fiber 6.1 g
  • cholesterol 76 mg
  • iron 3.2 mg
  • sodium 523 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; set 1 1/2 teaspoons spice mixture aside. Add pork to remaining spice mixture in bowl, tossing well to coat.

  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add pork mixture to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove pork from pan; set aside. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Return pork to pan. Add reserved 1 1/2 teaspoons spice mixture, broth, hominy, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes.

Cook's Notes

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