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Slow-Cooker Posole Verde

slow-cooker posole verde Entree Mexican
Slow-Cooker Posole Verde
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 7 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Enjoy this flavorful Mexican dinner that features pork, tomatillos and hominy – a slow cooked recipe made using Old El Paso® green chiles.

Updated January 30, 2013
Progresso Broth
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Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 1
    boneless pork shoulder (2 1/2 lb), trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2
    teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/2
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil
  • 3/4
    cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 2
    cans (28 oz each) whole tomatillos, drained
  • 3
    large onions, chopped (3 cups)
  • 4
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2
    cans (4.5 oz each) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 1
    can (29 oz) white hominy, drained, rinsed
  • Sour cream, if desired
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • Sliced jalapeño chiles, if desired
  • Sliced radishes, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle pork with 1 teaspoon of the cumin, the salt and pepper. In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add half of the pork; cook about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned on all sides. Remove pork with slotted spoon; place in slow cooker. Repeat with remaining pork. Add broth to skillet; cook 1 minute, scraping to loosen brown particles. Pour into slow cooker.
  • 2
    Place tomatillos in food processor. Cover; process until smooth. Add to slow cooker. Stir in onions, garlic, green chiles, sugar and remaining 1 teaspoon cumin. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 hours. Stir hominy into slow cooker. Cover; cook 1 hour longer. Garnish individual servings with sour cream, cilantro, jalapeños and radishes.
 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
0%
Saturated Fat
4g
0%
Sodium
740mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
0%
Dietary Fiber
6g
0%
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 3 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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