Beef Pozole (Hearty Beef Soup)
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman's Beef Association
Cook's Tip: To make crisp tortilla strips, cut 2 corn tortillas in half, then crosswise into 1/4-inch wide strips. Place strips in single layer on baking sheet. Spray tortilla strips lightly with nonstick cooking spray. Bake in 400F oven 4 to 8 minutes or until crisp.
Cook's Tip: Epazote is a pungent herb common in Mexican cooking. It is available fresh or dried and can be found in Hispanic markets and occasionally in the produce section of large supermarkets or specialty stores.
Cook's Tip: The word "pozole" refers to the hominy in this Mexican stew. Hominy is made from dried corn kernels that have been soaked in an alkali solution to remove the hull and germ and are then boiled until soft and puffy.
This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of niacin and iron.
Calories from Fat 442 (62%)
(76%)Total Fat 49g
(85%)Saturated Fat 17g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 22g
Total Carbohydrate 30g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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