Slow-cooker Pork and Hominy Posole Soup

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Slow-cooker Pork and Hominy Posole Soup 3.7 229 5 1
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 400 calories
    • Fat 17 g (6 g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 90 mg
    • Sodium 1090 mg
    • Protein 34 g
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Sugar 5 g
    • Fiber 7 g
    • Iron 4 mg
    • Calcium 87 mg

Combine the cumin, paprika, oregano, 1½ teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Coat the pork with this mixture, then transfer to a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the onion, broth, tomatoes, hominy, and beans and stir to combine. Cover and cook until the pork is tender, on low for 6 to 7 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours.

Shred the pork using 2 forks and mix it into the cooking liquid. Stir in the lime juice and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve the soup topped with the avocado, cilantro, cheese, and lime wedges.

 

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  2. Check ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  3. Check 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  4. Check Kosher salt and black pepper
  5. Check 1 2-pound boneless pork shoulder
  6. Check 1 onion, chopped
  7. Check 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  8. Check 1 15.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
  9. Check 1 15-ounce can hominy, drained
  10. Check 1 15-ounce can pinto beans, rinsed
  11. Check 2 tablespoons lime juice, plus wedges for serving
  12. Check Chopped avocado, cilantro, and crumbled queso fresco or Feta, for serving

Directions

  1. Combine the cumin, paprika, oregano, 1½ teaspoons salt, and 1 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Coat the pork with this mixture, then transfer to a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the onion, broth, tomatoes, hominy, and beans and stir to combine. Cover and cook until the pork is tender, on low for 6 to 7 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Shred the pork using 2 forks and mix it into the cooking liquid. Stir in the lime juice and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Serve the soup topped with the avocado, cilantro, cheese, and lime wedges.

 

Tip: Cut down on grease in the broth by trimming the pork fat before cooking.

Total Time Range: 4 hours, 20 minutes to 7 hours, 20 minutes