Beto's Pozole Recipe

March 20, 2011


Makes 4 large servings

2 pounds pork meat (shoulder, butt or picnic)
1/4 cup salt (or as desired)
1 tablespoon oregano
1 tablespoon fresh garlic
1 large can white hominy
4 dried California (aka anaheim or pasilla) peppers
Garnishes: shredded lettuce, radish slices, lime halves, chopped onions

In a large pot, cover meat with water, add salt, bring to boil, cook three to four hours or until cooked thoroughly. Mix garlic, oregano and two cups of water in blender, add to cooked meat. Soak peppers in hot water for 30 minutes, then puree in a blender with a small amount of water, drain and add to the meat. Add hominy to meat. Reheat to desired serving temperature. Serve in individual bowls with garnishes and tortillas, as desired.