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    If you’ve never made posole, this is a good starter recipe. There are no hard-to-get cuts (like the pig’s head called for in many traditional versions), and most of the process is hands-off.

    Ingredients

    • 3 pounds pork shoulder (Boston butt)
    • 1 large white onion, halved through root end, plus chopped for serving
    • 2 heads of garlic, halved crosswise
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 3 whole cloves
    • 10 guajillo chiles, ribs and seeds removed
    • 6 dried chiles de árbol, ribs and seeds removed
    • Kosher salt
    • 3 (15-ounce) cans white hominy, rinsed
    • Thinly sliced cabbage, thinly sliced radishes, dried oregano, and lime wedges (for serving)

    Instructions

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 547 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 41 g 63.58%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 71.25%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 161 mg 53.67%
    • Sodium: 230 mg 9.6%
    • Calcium: 34 mg 3.43%
    • Potassium: 685 mg 19.57%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.78%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 39 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 0.36%
    • Vitamin C 2.66%
    • Vitamin D 39.69%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat6
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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