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Posole

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 1 hr, 2 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)
Traditionally served at Christmastime, posole (also pozole) is a thick, hearty soup originating from Mexico's Pacific Coast region. It consists of pork, broth, hominy, onion, garlic, and cilantro.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 pound pork loin, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 cups chopped onion (about 1 large)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 (14-ounce) can fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can golden hominy, drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Chopped fresh cilantro

Nutrition Information

  • calories 226
  • fat 4.6 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • protein 27.2 g
  • carbohydrate 18.2 g
  • cholesterol 74 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 770 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 19 %
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a Dutch oven coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 4 minutes or just until pork begins to brown, stirring constantly. Remove pork from pan; set aside.

  2. Place pan over medium heat. Recoat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Add chili powder; cook 15 seconds. Add pork and broth; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes. Add hominy, cumin, and salt; simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls, and sprinkle with fresh cilantro.

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