Posole Recipe

Posole Recipe

This is a Mexican stew/soup that has lots of flavor and spice subdued with gorgeous slices of avocado. Posole is considered a dish that brings good luck. It’s often eaten on New Year’s eve, but it’s also eaten any time one needs a little extra luck. Kind of a nice touch, don’t you think?

How To Make Posole

This traditional Mexican dish is rich in taste with a brothy soup. You can pile your bowl with a healthy and tasty stew on rainy days or after a tiring day.

Prep: 35 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Total: 1 hr 25 mins


  • pork, can be pork chops, roast or whatever version of pork you have
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • oil
  • 2 Tbsp. red chili powder
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • dash oregano
  • cumin powder
  • kosher salt
  • water, if needed
  • avocado


  1. Put some oil in a large, heavy pot and sautee the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent for about 3 to 4 minutes.

  2. Add the meat and cook on medium-high heat, turning often.

  3. Reduce your heat and add red chili powder to taste.

  4. Stir the meat until it is coated with the chili, and then add chicken broth, oregano, cumin powder, and kosher salt.

  5. Cover and simmer on low for at least an hour and a half.

  6. Top with avocado and serve hot when ready.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 44mg
  • Calories: 45kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 302mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 553mg
  • Vitamin A: 2191IU
  • Vitamin C: 12mg
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