Posole

Posole

This is one of my favorite soups in the world. I have taken it and made it work in the pressure cooker. It only adds to the flavor and is ready in under one hour instead of three hours.

Posole
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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon lard or vegetable oil
  • ½ cup uncooked grain, barley, quinoa, or kamut
  • 2 large onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 pounds pork butt, trimmed and cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup ancho chile puree
  • To make paste, place dried ancho chilies with water and
  • cook until tender. Blend in blender and pass through a
  • sieve.
  • 1 bay leave
  • 2 tablespoons dried Mexican Oregano
  • 1 teaspooon salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can hominy, yellow
  • Cilantro leaves, shredded lettuce, and limes for garnish
Instructions
  1. In pressure cooker, melt lard or heat oil.
  2. Add onions and garlic.
  3. Saute until tender.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and place lid on pressure cooker.
  5. Pressure for 35 minutes.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, lettuce, and limes.