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Easy Pozole Soup

A very flavorful soup made with hominy, pork and broth. Perfect for a cold winter day.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican, soup
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 531kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $15

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 16 oz pork sausage
  • 1 tbsp butter salted
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 8 oz green chili peppers canned, chopped, drained
  • 27 oz hominy large can, rinse
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground oregano
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Toppings

  • 3 avocados ripe
  • 3 limes cut into wedges
  • 1 bunch cilantro

Instructions

  • First, prepare the ingredients. Chop the onions, peel the garlic, measure the spices. Pour the hominy into a strainer and let the juice rinse out using water.
  • In a dutch oven, melt butter or lard. 
  • Add in pork sausage and using a wooden spoon for a spatula, break the sausage into smaller pieces as it cooks in the dutch oven.
  • Add in the chopped onions and saute with the pork sausage. 
  • Next, add the garlic using a garlic press and the rest of the spices. Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring as all of the ingredients brown.
  • Once the hominy is rinsed, add the hominy and green chilis (drained).
  • Cook for another minute or two and then add in the beef stock. 
  • Simmer the soup for an hour to two hours on the lowest simmer setting with the lid on the dutch oven.
  • Serve with cilantro, lime wedge and slices of avocado. 

Nutrition

Calories: 531kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 1292mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 417IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg