Texas Posole

  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Posole is an ancient dish from Jalisco, Mexico, and is served at Christmas and on certain feast days.


2pounds ground beef
1medium onion, chopped
1small can chopped green chiles
1envelope taco seasoning mix
1envelope ranch salad dressing mix
-- Salt and pepper to taste
-- Sugar to taste
3cans stewed tomatoes
1can hominy, drained
1can kidney beans
1can pinto beans
-- Shredded cheese
-- Chopped avocado
-- Lime slices


  1. Brown the ground beef with the onion in a saucepan, stirring until crumbly; drain.
  2. Add the green chiles, taco seasoning mix, salad dressing mix, salt, pepper, sugar, tomatoes, hominy, undrained kidney beans and undrained pinto beans and mix well.
  3. Cook over low heat for 30 minutes. Ladle into soup bowls and top with cheese, chopped avocado and lime slices.

Recipe reprinted with permission from The Junior League of Lubbock's A Pefect Setting (The Junior Leage of  Lubbock, Texas, 2005)