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Slow cooker chicken posole

5
4
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
7 hr 15 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
7 hr
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Posole is a Mexican comfort food much like the American chicken noodle soup. Hominy, a deeply flavored corn product, replaces our noodles as the hearty element. This soup is chunky and satisfying like a stew with a hint of spicy heat from the pickled jalapenos. You can typically purchase pickled jalapenos in mild, moderate or hot varieties to let you regulate the kick of your posole. A fresh lime wedge comes with each satisfying bowl to add the final zing and round out the flavors perfectly. Serve with a side of avocado spritzed with lime or a quick and crunchy green salad.

Ingredients

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

frozen mixed vegetables

4 oz, onion, pepper and celery mixture (about 1 cup)

canned hominy

14½ oz, drained

pickled jalapeno peppers

4 oz, mild-variety, diced, drained

canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz, with smoked chipotle chiles (do not drain)

uncooked boneless skinless chicken thigh(s)

1 pound(s), cut into bite-size pieces

fat free chicken broth

1 cup(s)

table salt

½ tsp

ground cumin

½ tsp

black pepper

¼ tsp

fresh lime(s)

1 medium, cut into 4 wedges

Instructions

  1. Place garlic, frozen vegetables, hominy, jalapenos, tomatoes with their juice, chicken, broth, salt, cumin and pepper in a 4- to 5-quart slow cooker; stir. Cover and cook on high heat for 4 to 5 hours or on low heat for 7 hours.
  2. Spoon posole into 4 bowls and garnish each serving with a lime wedge. Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.

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