Hominy Soup à la Mexicana

Enjoy this soup made with ground beef and hominy that’s ready in 45 minutes – perfect for Mexican-style dinner.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6

Ingredients

3/4
lb. extra-lean ground beef
1/3
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2
(15.5-oz.) cans hominy, drained, rinsed
1
(14 1/2-oz.) can ready-to-serve vegetable or beef broth
1
(12-oz.) bottle mild tomatillo or green taco sauce
2
cups water
2
teaspoons dried basil or marjoram leaves
Chopped fresh cilantro, if desired
  • 1 In large nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven, cook ground beef and bell pepper over medium-high heat for 4 to 6 minutes or until beef is lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Remove beef mixture from saucepan; drain on paper towels. Return beef mixture to saucepan.
  • 2 Stir in all remaining ingredients except cilantro. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; cover and cook 15 minutes to blend flavors.
  • 3 To serve, ladle soup into 6 individual soup bowls. Sprinkle each with cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    240
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    850mg
    850%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    26g
    26%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    13g
    13%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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