Jeanne Benavidez


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 votes
4 - 6
30 Min
2 Hr


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4 lb
pork short ribs
pig's knuckles, split (optional)
2 qt
chicken broth
enough water to cover
1 pkg
menudo seasoning mix
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(s)
(28 oz) hominy, drained


sliced avocado
sliced radishes
crushed red pepper flakes
chopped onion
dried oregano
lemon or lime wedges

How to Make Posole


  • 1Cut pork into 1-inch pieces.
  • 2Place 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.
  • 3Simmer, covered, for 1 ½ hours till pork is tender.
  • 4Remove the pigs feet from the pot; remove the meat from the bone and return the meat back to the pot.
  • 5Add drained hominy; cover and simmer 30 minutes longer.
  • 6Garnish with crushed red pepper, chopped onion, dried oregano, lemon and lime wedges to taste.
  • 7Serve with saltine crackers or corn or flour tortillas.

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About Posole

Regional Style: Mexican

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