Nutritional Info

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (476g)

Calories 760
Calories from Fat 410 (54%)
Amount Per Serving %DIV
Total Fat 45.5g 70%
Saturated Fat 17.5g 88%
Monounsaturated Fat 21.4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.7g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 182.5mg 61%
Sodium 997mg 43%
Potassium 828.3mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 24.5g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 52.6g 105%

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Recipe Description
This substantial and satisfying Mexican soup featuring pork, often a pig's head, and hominy is traditionally served at Christmastime. This version calls for a tender cut of pork and a shorter cooking period. A variety of toppings are usually added at the table.
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
25 min
Ready In
35 min


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1 Tablespoon(T)  vegetable oil
1 Pound(lb)  pork tenderloin, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
2 Tablespoon(T)  chili powder
1 Cup(c)  yellow onion, chopped
2 Clove(clv)  garlic, minced
15 Ounce(oz)  white hominy, drained and rinsed
1/2 Cup(c)  cooked, cubed ham
16 Ounce(oz)  tomato sauce
2 Cup(c)  chicken stock or broth
14 1/2 Ounce(oz)  tomatoes, with juice, diced
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  oregano, dried
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  cumin, ground
1/2 Teaspoon(t)  salt
1 Pinch(pn)  pepper, freshly ground, to taste


In a large Dutch oven over medium heat, warm oil. Add pork and chili powder and saute for 2 minutes. Add onion and garlic and saute until tender, about 5 minutes longer. Add remaining ingredients. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer, uncovered, until flavors are blended, about 15 minutes. Ladle into bowls and serve.

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