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Pork and Hominy Stew Recipe

Pork and Hominy Stew

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"This soup is a tradition in my family. We usually eat this wonderful spicy stew every Sunday afternoon after church. Warning, this soup can be really spicy, use caution when adding chile. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 10 mins

    1 hr 40 mins


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add diced pork, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring frequently, until evenly browned.
  2. Transfer pork to a large pot. Stir in hominy and 3 cups water. Cook over medium heat for 1 hour.
  3. While pork and hominy are cooking, place chiles in a small saucepan with 2 cups water. Boil for 45 minutes, covered. Drain, and remove stems. Place chiles in a blender with 1/4 cup water, onion, and garlic. Blend until smooth (you may still see seeds). Set aside.
  4. Serve pork and hominy soup in bowls, garnished with lime juice, cilantro, cabbage. For spicy soup, stir one teaspoon of chile into each bowl of soup.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 30, 2004

Pozole!!! nice. I like the other suggestion using broth insetad of water - and I also like using dry hominy instead of canned if you have the time - don't add peppers or salty spices if you are preparing for dry - but a bit of garlic, Cumin and some dried coriander gives the hominy a great flavour. And then you can top it off in the final preparation with fresh coriander and as much pepper as you like - Poblanos give a nice smokey flavour and if you mash a bit of harmony it thickens the broth.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Oct 17, 2005

I used a can of low sodium chicken broth and the rest water. Otherwise followed the recipe. I didn't add any chili mixture to my bowl. I'm wondering if the Chili heat keeps one from realizing that the stew has no flavor! I didn't even finish the bowl I served myself. Just no flavor. If my husband wasn't willing to eat the rest of the stew I'd throw it away.


18 Ratings

Dec 25, 2003


Oct 15, 2004

Wonderful! I made this in the crock pot and it was a great success.

May 04, 2005


Dec 06, 2007

I did slightly alter this recipe on the advice of other reviewers. I used broth instead of water and overall I added less liquid than the recipe called for. I served the pork/hominy mixture in bowls and served the tortillas, cabbage, limes, sour cream and arbol mixture on the side. We took the pork/hominy out of the bowls and made tacos, then the broth was like a dipping sauce. I would give this recipe 6 stars if it were possible! For those who say that this recipe has no flavor, you must have done something wrong. Don't skip the arbols, it's a must! Thank you for a lovely recipe!!

May 27, 2010

my first post. I had no hominy, so I subded dry medium barley, 2 1/2 cups worth. First toast barley in hot lg soup pot till it starts to smoke, reserve. add 3 tbs veg oil same pot,and return to stove. Add meat, onions fry till clear. add 4 cups veg broth, and 2 cups frozen veg. bring to boil, turn to low and cover. 45 minets

Oct 23, 2011

Very yummy!!! Topped off with onion, cabbage, radishes, and lots of fresh lime juice!


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  • Calories
  • 396 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 39.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 6.6 g
  • 27%
  • Protein
  • 29.2 g
  • 58%
  • Sodium
  • 382 mg
  • 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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