Instant Pot Red Posole


This Instant Pot pozole rojo (red posole) is a simple, earthy, rich, and satisfying soup that's easy to make. The recipe uses pork and hominy, along with spices and herbs. Feel free to adjust the ingredients to suit your tastes. Serve in bowls and add your favorite toppings, such as sliced radishes, shredded cabbage, diced avocado, chopped cilantro, lime wedges, and sliced jalapeños.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed

  • 1 teaspoon New Mexico chili powder

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon chipotle chile powder

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can red enchilada sauce

  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced green chiles

  • cup chopped cilantro

  • 1 (15 ounce) can golden hominy, drained


  1. Combine pork, onion, garlic, chili powder, garlic salt, oregano, black pepper, chipotle powder, and cumin in a large bowl; set aside.

  2. Turn on a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot) and select Sauté function. Heat olive oil in the pot. Cook and stir pork mixture in hot oil in small batches until pork is browned, about 5 minutes per batch. Turn off the pressure cooker.

  3. Add broth, enchilada sauce, green chiles, and cilantro to the pot; stir to blend. Close and lock the lid. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set the timer for 20 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.

  4. Release pressure using the natural-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, 10 to 40 minutes. Unlock the lid and add hominy, stirring to blend.


You can use mild, medium, or hot green chiles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

263 Calories
15g Fat
13g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 263
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 601mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 16mg 81%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 337mg 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.

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