Green Chile Pork Posole


Hominy offers a pleasing corny flavor that complements the green chiles and tomatillos (in the salsa verde) in this classic New Mexican favorite. Serve with whole grain or corn tortillas for a satisfying supper.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins


  • 2 15.5 ounce can hominy, rinsed and drained

  • 1 16 ounce jar salsa verde

  • 1 14.5 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 4 ounce can diced green chiles, undrained

  • 1 cup coarsely chopped onion (1 large)

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 4 garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 12 ounce pork tenderloin, cut into ½-inch cubes

  • Snipped fresh cilantro

  • 6 6-7 whole grain tortillas, warmed*


  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine hominy, salsa, broth, chiles, onion, cumin, garlic, oregano, and crushed red pepper. Stir in meat.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  3. To serve, sprinkle each serving with cilantro. Serve with tortillas.


To warm tortillas, preheat oven to 350°F. Stack tortillas; wrap tightly in foil. Bake about 10 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
6g Fat
40g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 784mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 12.4mg 62%
Calcium 111.1mg 9%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Potassium 526mg 11%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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