Saturday, February 7, 2015

Healthy 2015 ~ Pork and Hominy Stew

At 300 calories per serving, you will be amazed! The seasonings in this dish MAKE it!  The flavor is amazing and I love pork tenderloin in this stew.  You will not be disappointed.  Currently, it has a 5 star rating on  This is a great dish to add to your 2015 "healthy" menu rotation.  Bon Appetite!

Our Healthy 2015 Pinterest board can be found here.
Other Healthy 2015 posts can be found here.

Ancho Pork and Hominy Stew Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross


2 tablespoons chile powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 
2 cups chopped onion 
1 1/2 cups chopped green bell pepper 
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 1/2 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 
1 (28-ounce) can hominy, drained
1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained 

1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl; set 1 1/2 teaspoons spice mixture aside. Add pork to remaining spice mixture in bowl, tossing well to coat.
2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add pork mixture to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove pork from pan; set aside. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to pan. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Return pork to pan. Add reserved 1 1/2 teaspoons spice mixture, broth, hominy, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Partially cover, reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes.

David Joachim,
December 2009

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