Green Pozole


This version of the traditional Mexican pork stew is made in a slow cooker with prepared chicken broth, salsa, canned green chilies, and, of course, hominy.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
5 hrs 35 mins
8 servings


  • 1 dried pasilla chile (chile negro)

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth

  • 1 cup Herdez® Salsa Verde

  • 1 pound Always Tender® pork tenderloins, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 pound chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • 1 (4.25 ounce) can diced green chiles

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans hominy


  1. Soak the dried chile in boiling water for 20-30 minutes or until softened; drain well. Remove the stem from the chile and place the hydrated chile in a food processor with 1 cup of chicken broth. Puree until smooth.

  2. Pour the pureed chile mixture into a slow cooker. Add the remaining ingredients to the slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 5-6 hours or LOW for 7-8 hours. Remove the bay leaf before serving. Spoon soup into bowls and serve with shredded lettuce, sliced radishes, onions, cheese and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

249 Calories
7g Fat
21g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 249
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 1351mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 13mg 63%
Calcium 37mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 345mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.