Pozole - Only a small amount of oil is needed to sauté meat.
2 pounds lean beef, cubed
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
¼ tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 can (15 ounces) stewed tomatoes
2 ounces tomato paste
1 can (1 pound 13 ounces) hominy
• In a large pot, heat olive oil. Add beef and sauté.
• Add onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cilantro, and enough water to cover meat. Stir to mix ingredients evenly. Cover pot and cook over low heat until meat is tender.
• Add tomatoes and tomato paste. Continue cooking for about 20 minutes.
• Add hominy and continue cooking another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. If too thick, add water for desired consistency.
Option: Skinless, boneless chicken breasts can be used instead of beef cubes.