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Pozole Rojo Recipe (Authentic Mexican Pozole)

Pozole Rojo Recipe

Today I’ll be sharing with you an amazing Pozole rojo recipe. Pozole is a delicious Mexican pork soup that will warm you up!

You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been posting a lot of soups and chili recipes lately. I’m trying to get the blog ready for the Fall and Winter seasons so that you have plenty of recipes to choose from.

I hope you have enjoyed them all so far! I think my pozole rojo recipe is one you’ll really enjoy.

Pozole is made with pork and hominy which is a type of corn. It’s delicious anytime of the year but especially during the cold months.

Pozole rojo is delicious during the Fall and Winter months. Try this yummy authentic Mexican pork soup for dinner!

My husband really loves it when I make pozole for him. Surprisingly my kids also enjoyed it. Well they enjoyed the pork pieces that is.

They absolutely refused to eat the hominy and they definitely didn’t want any of the garnishes. Which is sad because I wouldn’t think of eating pozole without lots of cabbage, radishes and lime juice.

I’m all about the garnishes! But at least they ate something. They are so picky!

My amazing husband helped me make this soup. He actually helps me make a lot of the dishes on this blog.

I honestly couldn’t ask for a better husband. Thanks to him I have came to know and love a whole new world of food!

I hope my blog can be a way for you to get know the world of Mexican food as well.

The photo below is one from months ago but I wanted to post it so you could see the soup without all of the garnishes.

This pozole rojo recipe is delicious during the Fall and Winter months. Try this yummy authentic Mexican pork soup for dinner!

Pozole rojo means red posole. It gets it’s color from dried chilies.

Don’t worry it’s not spicy at all. The chilies just add flavor and color.

My recipe makes a lot. If you want you can always halve the recipe.

Whatever you do definitely try this pozole rojo recipe. You won’t regret it!

You should also try out some of my other Mexican soup recipes such as caldo de pollo and sopa de fideo as well!

Thank you so much for visiting!

pozole rojo is a delicious mexican recipe made from pork and dried chilies. You will love this soup!
Pozole rojo is delicious during the Fall and Winter months. Try this yummy authentic Mexican pork soup for dinner!
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Pozole Rojo (Authentic Mexican Pozole)

Pozole rojo is the perfect dish to warm you up this winter and guests will love it!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Servings 10 servings +
Calories 381 kcal
Author Carissa

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 lbs pork butt roast cut into pieces
  • 6 guajillo chilies
  • 4 ancho chilies
  • 8 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 white onion
  • 2 25 oz cans of hominy
  • 1 gallon of water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Garnishes:cabbage radishes, lime juice, corn tortillas

Instructions

  1. Bring pork, 5 cloves of garlic, salt and water to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer until pork is done. (about 2 hours)
  3. Remove meat from pot and let cool. When cool shred into smaller pieces.
  4. When broth has cooled strain and reserve.
  5. Toast the chilies on a skillet over medium heat for about 30 seconds. Transfer chilies to a pot with 2 cups of hot water.
  6. Let chiles soak for about 10-15 minutes.
  7. Transfer chilies and water, 3 garlic cloves and 1/4 white onion to a blender.
  8. Blend for a minute or two.
  9. Heat up 1 1/2 tbs of olive oil in pot over medium heat. When hot add in the blended chile sauce with a mesh strainer.
  10. Fry the sauce for a few minutes then add in the strained broth. Stir well.
  11. Next add the two cans of hominy (water drained).
  12. Simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  13. Turn heat off and add in the pork pieces. Season with additional salt if desired.
  14. Serve and garnish.
Nutrition Facts
Pozole Rojo (Authentic Mexican Pozole)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 381 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 122mg41%
Sodium 895mg39%
Potassium 1013mg29%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 4265IU85%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 3.9mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

More pozole recipe from some of my favorite blogs!

Slow Cooker Pozole Verde – Restless Chipotle

Authentic Posole Recipe – Bowl Me Over

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