No Christmas Eve is complete without a generous bowl of homemade Posole.

RC Posole

Red Chile Posole (Hominy Stew)

Traditional Red Chile Posole is a hearty stew, often the centerpiece of winter holiday gatherings in New Mexico. Its key ingredients include hominy, pork and red chile.
4.57 from 44 votes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine New Mexican, Traditional Family Favorites
Servings 12 16 oz. servings
Calories 153 kcal


  • 4 pork chops thin cut, bone-in, diced
  • 6 pig's feet (optional)
  • 7 BUENO® Chile Pods (stems & seeds removed pods rinsed)
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-14 oz. container BUENO® Frozen Red Chile
  • 6 qts. water
  • 1-2 lb. pkg. BUENO® Posole
  • 4 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. salt or to taste


  • In a large 10-12 qt. pot, brown the pork over medium heat, including bones.
    4 pork chops
  • Stir in chile pods, lightly toasting them. Stir in onion and minced garlic.
    7 BUENO® Chile Pods, 6 cloves garlic,, 2 medium onions,
  • Add red chile, water and posole.
    1-14 oz. container BUENO® Frozen Red Chile, 6 qts. water, 1-2 lb. pkg. BUENO® Posole
  • Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  • Add granulated garlic and salt
    4 tsp. granulated garlic, 1 Tbsp. salt
  • Cover and cook over low to medium heat for 1 to 2 hours, allowing flavors to blend.


Calories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 14gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.03gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 669mgPotassium: 232mgFiber: 3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 94IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 42mgIron: 1mg
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