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A hearty Mexican soup with color and crunch

Posole Rojo with Chicken

45 minutes

A key ingredient in the hearty Mexican soup known as posole is hominy, or dried corn kernels cooked in an alkali solution. Hominy has a satisfying and subtle chewiness and a mild sweetness. It's sold in cans, often in the Latin foods section of the supermarket. If you're up for offering more garnishes for your posole, shredded cabbage or radishes add color and crunch.

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