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(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Jeanne Benavidez
Odessa, TX

This is a favorite recipe of my family and friends. I like to make it for game day or family gatherings. It's really good in cold weather; warms you up. The photo shown is from the internet to show you what the finished product should look like.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 - 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr

Ingredients For posole

  • 4 lb
    pork short ribs
  • 2
    pig's knuckles, split (optional)
  • 2 qt
    chicken broth
  • enough water to cover
  • 1 pkg
    menudo seasoning mix
  • 1
    med onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic, chopped
  • 3 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano, crushed
  • 1 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 can
    (28 oz) hominy, drained
  • sliced avocado
  • sliced radishes
  • crushed red pepper flakes
  • chopped onion
  • dried oregano
  • lemon or lime wedges

How To Make posole

  • 1
    Cut pork into 1-inch pieces.
  • 2
    Place pork and pigs knuckles in a very large soup or stock pot with chicken broth, water, onions, garlic, Menudo Seasoning Mix, salt, coriander, oregano, the crushed red pepper, and black pepper.
  • 3
    Simmer, covered, for 1 ½ hours till pork is tender.
  • 4
    Remove the pigs feet from the pot; remove the meat from the bone and return the meat back to the pot.
  • 5
    Add drained hominy; cover and simmer 30 minutes longer.
  • 6
    Garnish with crushed red pepper, chopped onion, dried oregano, lemon and lime wedges to taste.
  • 7
    Serve with saltine crackers or corn or flour tortillas.