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


  • 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(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


  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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Posole

Regional Style: Mexican

Show 16 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash Recipe

How to Make Italian Sausage Spaghetti Squash

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Love pasta but not the carbs? Then try roasted spaghetti squash the next time a pasta craving hits. Naturally gluten-free, it’s low in carbs and calories but full of vitamins....

18 Delicious Ways To Eat More Cabbage This Year Recipe

18 Delicious Ways to Eat More Cabbage This Year

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Did you know that cabbage is the ultimate weight-loss food?! Only about 15 calories in one cup...so dress it up however you want (cough WITH THESE REALLY GOOD CABBAGE RECIPES...

Starting The New Year With A Healthier Menu Recipe

Starting the New Year With a Healthier Menu

Kitchen Crew

January is a great time to reset eating habits and start the year with a healthier menu. Here are some recipes that are not only healthy but delicious. They'll definitely...