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Zesty Mexican Soup Brightens Winter Table

Zesty Mexican Soup Brightens Winter Table

By Janet Thorpe

 

 

 

Homey,wholesome and hearty, this pork posole – a soulful Mexican soup – is perfectfor a winter dinner.   Chockfull of pork, veggies, herbs and spices, it’s as flavorful as it is filling – acold-weather pick-me-up the whole family will love!   Seestep-by-step photos of Geoffry’s recipe plus thousands more from home cookseverywhere at: www.justapinch.com/posole   You’llalso find a meal planner, coupons and chances to win! Enjoy and remember, use”just a pinch”…   “Warmand inviting. Comfort food with zest!”   -GeoffryLe Cher    {{more}} Pork &Green Chile Posole What You Need   2tbsp canola oil   1-2lb pork loin cut in 1-inch cubes   1onion, coarsely chopped   3tbsp minced garlic   Coarsesalt salt   4tsp red chili powder   5c chicken broth, low salt, 5 tomatillos, quartered   214-oz. cans white hominy, drained   3tbsp chopped cilantro   1tbsp oregano, dried   11/2 c chopped green chilies   2tsp cayenne pepper   1tbsp crushed red pepper   Blackpepper pepper   10oz. cotija cheese, crumbled for garnish   Tortillas   Directions   •In skillet, heat oil until shimmering and add pork, onion, garlic, salt andcrushed red pepper   •Sauté meat and onion mixture until onions are translucent and the pork juicesrun clear.   •Transfer to a slow cooker. Deglaze skillet with 1 cup broth and add this toslow cooker as well.   •Add tomatillos, 1 can of hominy, cilantro, oregano, broth, green chilies andspices to slow cooker. Turn cooker on medium, stirring after about 1 hour.Adjust seasoning as necessary.   •Reduce to low/warm, cover and heat for an additional 2 hours.   •About 30 minutes before service, raise temp back to high and add last can ofhominy and frozen corn, adjusting seasoning as necessary.   •Ladle into bowls and garnish with cilantro and cheese. Serve with warmtortillas.       Submittedby: Geoffry Le Cher, Michigan City, IN by:>   www.justapinch.com/posole     ©2011 Just A Pinch Recipe Club. Broughtto you by American Hometown Media Used byPermission.