Tender pork and hominy make this chili-like soup from Raquel Walkup different from the usual offerings. "For a satisfying supper, I serve it with sliced green, shredded cheese, lime wedges and warm flour tortillas," relates the San Pedro, California cook.
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- 1 pound pork chop suey meat, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 2 cans (15 ounces each) chili without beans
- 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) hominy, drained
- 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 bay leaf
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano and parsley flakes
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- Warmed flour tortillas, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, sliced green onions and lime wedges, optional
- In a slow cooker, combine the pork, chili, hominy, tomato sauce, onion and seasonings. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until meat is tender. Discard bay leaf. Serve with tortillas, cheese, green onions and lime wedges if desired. Yield: 7 servings.
Originally published as Hominy Pork Soup in Quick Cooking March/April 2001, p21