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Chicken Posole

Chicken Posole

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Chicken Posole
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Posole is a delicious side dish that can be served with several toppings. It can be eaten by itself, or it can be served with shredded cabbage, sliced radish, or chopped onions.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups low-sodium hominy (2 - 15 ounce cans)
  • 1 can chicken (about 12 ounces)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne or jalapeño chilies, seeds removed and finely chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a medium-size pot, brown onion, carrots, celery, and garlic in vegetable oil over medium heat for 10 minutes.
  2. Add hominy, chicken, and water. If using cayenne pepper, jalapeño chilies, chili powder, or oregano, add that too. Mix well.
  3. Bring pot to a boil. Lower heat and cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. Add salt and pepper. Serve hot.
Source:

A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 224
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 256 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 224
Total Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Omega 3 - DHA 38 mg
Cholesterol 38 mg
Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 256 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Copper 90 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 28 mg
Phosphorus 118 mg
Selenium 11 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 333 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.5 mg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 15 mcg
Folate 15 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 44 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 3/4 cups
Protein Foods 2 ounces
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