Zesty Bean Posole

Zesty Bean Posole
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
10 mins
Slow Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 10 mins
9-1/3 cups


  • 2 15-16 ounce cans golden hominy, rinsed and drained

  • 2 15-16 ounce cans red beans, rinsed and drained

  • 3 ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 16 ounce jar thick and chunky medium salsa (1 2/3 cups)

  • 2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

  • ½ cup whipping cream, half-and-half

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • Slivered or sliced green onions

  • Shredded cheese (optional)


  1. In a 4-quart slow cooker combine hominy, beans, broth, salsa, and oregano. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours.

  2. With 30 minutes of cook time remaining, increase to high-heat setting if necessary. In a small bowl stir together cream and flour until smooth; stir into mixture in cooker. Cover; cook for 30 minutes more or until mixture is slightly thickened.

  3. To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Top with green onions and shredded cheese, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
8g Fat
40g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 1363mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 3.3mg 17%
Calcium 93mg 7%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Potassium 483mg 10%
Folate, total 45.8mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*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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