Slow Cooker Posole

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Slow Cooker Posole

Slow Cooker Posole
Number of Servings: 8 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: more than 2 hours Source: S Floor
Food Groups: Vegetables, Protein
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée, Soup & Stews
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie, Low Fat
Origin: Mexican & Spanish
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Crock Pot

Posole is a traditional Mexican stew with pork and hominy usually served at Christmas.


2 14 1/2-ounce cans golden Hominy, drained
1 4-ounce can Chiles in adobo sauce, undrained
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1 pound Pork, cut for posole from the Mexican market
1 14 1/2 ounce can Tomatoes, undrained and cut up
2 14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium Chicken broth
1 teaspoon dried Oregano, crushed
1/2 teaspoon ground Cumin
2 tablespoons snipped fresh Cilantro
Fat-free plain Yogurt (optional)
3 Radishes, sliced (optional)
1/2 head of Cabbage, sliced (optional)


1. Puree chiles with 1 clove garlic and about 1/2 cup of chicken broth.
2. Place hominy, onion, pork, tomatoes, the rest of the garlic and chicken broth, oregano, and cumin in a 3 1/2, 4, or 5-quart crockery cooker. Stir in 1/2 of the pureed chile mixture.
3. Cover and cook on low setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
4. After about half the time for cooking, taste and add more chile mixture if desired. Stir in cilantro.

Garnish each serving with fat-free sour cream, radishes and cabbage if desired.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 132
Total Fat: 3 g
Saturated Fat: 1
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 566 mg
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 14 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 40

Cook's Notes: