Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Pozole with Tomatillos (Green Pozole)

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 30 min
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2 tablespoons lard, vegetable oil or chicken fat

2 medium onions, diced

4 - 6 garlic cloves, minced

6 cups chicken stock

2 cans hominy, drained

4 cups Carnitas, recipe above

4 cups Tomatillo Salsa, recipe above


Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In large saucepan melt fat over medium-high heat. Saute onion until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add garlic and cook briefly, just until aroma is released. Add chicken stock, hominy and carnitas. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes. Add tomatillo salsa and bring to a boil Reduce to a simmer and cook and additional five minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.