Posole Recipe

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  1. In a sauce pan, combine the pork cubes and salt with the water. Bring
  2. To a boil, reduce the heat to medium and simmer gently, uncovered,
  3. Until barely tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let
  4. The pork cool in the liquid. Drain, reserving the liquid in a bowl.
  5. Set the meat aside, covering it with a damp towel.
  6. Place the ancho chilies in the reserved warm cooking liquid and let
  7. Soak for 20 minutes. Transfer the liquid and chilies to a blender. Add
  8. The garlic and cumin and puree. Set aside.
  9. In a heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, warm the vegetable oil. Add
  10. The onion and saute until lightly golden, about 10 minutes. Add the
  11. Pureed chili mixture, hominy, tomatoes and chicken or pork stock, adding more
  12. Stock if needed for a more soupy consistency. Stir in the reserved
  13. Pork. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer
  14. Gently, uncovered, until the pork is fork-tender, about 30 minutes.
  15. Taste and adjust the seasonings.
  16. Ladle the stew into warmed shallow bowls. Arrange the garnishes in
  17. Small bowls and let guests add to the stew to taste.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 64.15 Kcal (269 kJ)
Calories from fat 35.02 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.89g 6%
Cholesterol 20.39mg 7%
Sodium 44.09mg 2%
Potassium 36.06mg 1%
Total Carbs 1.81g 1%
Sugars 0.01g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.31g 1%
Protein 4.96g 10%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1%
Iron 14.2mg 79%
Calcium 6.1mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 154 Kcal (645 kJ)
Calories from fat 84.06 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.34g 6%
Cholesterol 48.95mg 7%
Sodium 105.83mg 2%
Potassium 86.55mg 1%
Total Carbs 4.35g 1%
Sugars 0.01g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.75g 1%
Protein 11.91g 10%
Vitamin C 1.7mg 1%
Iron 34.2mg 79%
Calcium 14.7mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.5
  • 2

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • sugar free

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